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e·ven·tu·al·i·ty

 (ĭ-vĕn′cho͞o-ăl′ĭ-tē)
n. pl. e·ven·tu·al·i·ties
Something that may occur; a possibility.

eventuality

(ɪˌvɛntʃʊˈælɪtɪ)
n, pl -ties
a possible event, occurrence, or result; contingency

e•ven•tu•al•i•ty

(ɪˌvɛn tʃuˈæl ɪ ti)

n., pl. -ties.
a possible event, occurrence, or circumstance; contingency.
[1750–60]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.eventuality - a possible event or occurrence or result
happening, natural event, occurrence, occurrent - an event that happens

eventuality

noun possibility, event, likelihood, probability, case, chance, contingency When you go on holiday, try to be prepared for every eventuality.

eventuality

noun
Something that may occur or be done:
Translations
إحْتِمال طارئ
eventualitetmulighed
eshetõség
möguleiki

eventuality

[ɪˌventʃʊˈælɪtɪ] Neventualidad f
in that eventualityante esa eventualidad
in the eventuality ofante la eventualidad de
to be ready for any eventualityestar preparado para cualquier eventualidad

eventuality

[ɪˌvɛntʃuˈælɪti] npossibilité f, éventualité f
He was ready for any eventuality → Il était prêt à toute éventualité.

eventuality

n(möglicher) Fall, Eventualität f; in the eventuality of fireim Brandfall; be ready for any eventualitysei auf alle Eventualitäten gefasst

eventuality

[ɪˌvɛntʃʊˈælɪtɪ] neventualità f inv, possibilità f inv
to be ready for any eventuality → essere pronto/a a ogni evenienza

eventual

(iˈventʃuəl) adjective
happening in the end. their quarrel and eventual reconciliation.
eˌventuˈality (-ˈӕ-) plural eventuˈalities noun
a possible happening. We are ready for all eventualities.
eˈventually adverb
finally; at length. I thought he would never ask her to marry him, but he did eventually.
References in classic literature ?
Pray understand that I am now appealing to you solely as a lawyer, who is obliged to look all possible eventualities in the face.
He would treat me as a serious person having a clear view of certain eventualities, while at the very moment my vision could see nothing but streaming across the wall at his back, abundant and misty, unearthly and adorable, a mass of tawny hair that seemed to have hot sparks tangled in it.
I have arranged with Adam certain signals which may be necessary if certain eventualities occur.
The girl shuddered at thought of the eventualities which might lie before herself and her friends in this ill-fated cabin, the haunt of mysterious, perhaps hostile, beings.
It was t small, shed-like shop with a plate-glass window and one room behind, just at the sharp bend in the road at the bottom of Bun Hill; and here they struggled along bravely, in spite of persistent annoyance from their former landlord, hoping for certain eventualities the peculiar situation of the shop seemed to promise.
But he could not draw back from the generous word when it was once uttered, even though he felt now, vaguely foreseeing certain eventualities in his intrigue with Madame Karenina, that this generous word had been spoken thoughtlessly, and that even though he were not married he might need all the hundred thousand of income.
I was so wrought up by the bare idea of such awful eventualities as these in connection with such a man, that I believe I should have rushed from my place of concealment, and implored him in the name of all the Ladies' Committees in London to explain himself--when I suddenly heard another voice in the room.
In all the eventualities he had foreseen Mr Verloc had calculated with correct insight on Stevie's instinctive loyalty and blind discretion.
Now the NLA is reminding all landlords to ensure they have the right protection in place to cover all eventualities and to insure their investment against the unexpected.
KUWAIT, Sept 16 (KUNA) -- Sheikh Fahad Al-Daoud Al-Sabah, an eminent expert on oil strategic affairs, has proposed storing Kuwaiti crude oil in floating tanks abroad to cope with possible dire eventualities such as closure of the key Hormuz strait.
These clever apps help organise , save and plan for all eventualities.
US Ambassador Francis Ricciardone, who spoke to the Ankara bureau chiefs of various Turkish news networks at a roundtable meeting last week, said the US and Turkish militaries are in contact to discuss all eventualities regarding Syria, including the establishment of a buffer zone.