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You use ultimately to indicate that something is the final result of a series of events.
You also use ultimately when you are drawing attention to a basic fact about a situation.
You do not use ultimately to say that something has been happening since a short time ago. You do not say, for example, 'Ultimately I have been feeling rather unwell'. You say 'I have been feeling rather unwell lately'.
|Adv.||1.||ultimately - as the end result of a succession or process; "ultimately he had to give in"; "at long last the winter was over"|
ultimately[ˈʌltɪmɪtlɪ] ADV (= eventually) → al final, finalmente; (= in the end) → en última instancia; (= in the long run) → a la larga; (= fundamentally) → en el fondo
they were ultimately responsible for his death → eran responsables en última instancia de su muerte
the more difficult, but ultimately more satisfying, solution → la solución más difícil, pero a la larga la más satisfactoria
we provide this sort of service because, ultimately, that's what people want → facilitamos esta clase de servicio porque, en el fondo, eso es lo que la gente quiere
The struggle will ultimately succeed → Le combat finira par aboutir., Le combat aboutira au bout du compte.
Elections might ultimately produce a Communist victory
BUT Les élections pourraient se solder par une victoire des communistes.
ultimately[ˈʌltɪmɪtlɪ] adv (in the end, eventually) → in fin dei conti, in definitiva; (in the last analysis) → in ultima analisi; (at last) → alla fine
to be ultimately responsible for sth → dover rispondere per primi di qc