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eventual

adjective [before noun] uk   /ɪˈven.tju.əl/ us  
C2 happening or existing at a later time or at the end, especially after a lot of effort, problems, etc.: The Dukes were the eventual winners of the competition. Although the original budget for the project was $1 billion, the eventual cost is likely to be 50 percent higher.
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