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“inevitable” in English

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inevitableadjective

uk /ɪˈnev.ɪ.tə.bəl/ us /ˌɪnˈev.ə.t̬ə.bəl/
inevitability
noun [ U ] uk /ɪˌnev.ɪ.təˈbɪl.ə.ti/ us /ˌɪnˌev.ə.t̬əˈbɪl.ə.t̬i/

the inevitability of change

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

“inevitable” in American English

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inevitableadjective [ not gradable ]

us /ɪˈnev·ɪ·t̬ə·bəl/

certain to happen:

Accidents are the inevitable result of carelessness.
inevitability
noun [ U ] /ɪˌnev·ɪ·t̬əˈbɪl·ɪ·t̬i/

the inevitability of change
inevitably
adverb [ not gradable ] us /ɪˈnev·ɪ·t̬ə·bli/

He inevitably orders iced tea with his lunch.

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inevitable

Does the fact that these phenomena are increasingly common not imply a return to the previous authoritarian regime rather than the inevitable ups and downs of a transition towards democracy?
The diverse forms of mobility among workers and the rise in migration, which is probably inevitable, pose new challenges to which we must respond.
Unless crops are grown, harvested, processed, eaten, and even the waste disposed of in laboratories, it is inevitable that there will be contamination.
He said that between now and the end of the decade the opening to competition of virtually the whole postal market appears to be inevitable.
To some extent that is inevitable.
Should this not be accepted, and the banks have so far not been sufficiently prepared to do something about this, then these measures will unfortunately be inevitable.
I do not think that people are being doom-mongers when they say that as a result of this the next crash is inevitable.
With increasing consumption rates, the depletion of fossil fuels is becoming inevitable and we should therefore increase investment in further research and in the development of sustainable transportation.
We must be prepared for at least two difficult years of restructuring, with the inevitable social consequences that this will entail.
Selection is inevitable, but that certainly does not mean that all countries that have not been named will get off scot-free.