Meaning of “inevitably” in the English Dictionary

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"inevitably" in British English

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inevitablyadverb

uk /ɪˈnev.ɪ.tə.bli/ us /ˌɪnˈev.ə.t̬ə.bli/

C1 in a way that cannot be avoided:

Their arguments inevitably end in tears.

More examples

  • Such a large investment inevitably entails some risk.
  • The investigation into the air crash would inevitably apportion blame to certain members of the crew.
  • Political leaders almost inevitably pander to big business.
  • A war would inevitably set back the process of reform.
  • As the political emphasis shifts, Bulgaria will inevitably become more westernized.

(Definition of “inevitably” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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