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English definition of “ultimately”

ultimately

adverb     /ˈʌl.tɪ.mət.li/ US  /-t̬ə-/
C1 finally , after a series of things have happened : Everything will ultimately depend on what is said at the meeting with the directors next week . Ultimately, of course , he'd like to have his own business but that won't be for some time .Final and finally C2 used to emphasize the most important fact in a situation : Ultimately, he'll have to decide .Final and finallyVery important or urgent Grammar:UltimatelyUltimately is an adverb. We use it to mean ‘finally, after a series of things have happened’:
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