Meaning of “inevitable” - Learner’s Dictionary


adjective uk us /ɪˈnevɪtəbl/

If something is inevitable, you cannot avoid or prevent it:

[ + (that) ] It was inevitable that his crime would be discovered.
the inevitable

something that cannot be prevented:

Eventually the inevitable happened and he had a heart attack.
inevitably adverb

Inevitably, there was a certain amount of fighting between the groups.
inevitability uk us /ɪˌnevɪtəˈbɪləti/ noun [ U ]

(Definition of “inevitable” from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)