Eventuality - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ɪˌventʃuˈæləti|  American pronunciation of the word eventuality
Brit.  |ɪˌvɛn(t)ʃʊˈalɪti|  British pronunciation of the word eventuality


- a possible event or occurrence or result (syn: contingence, contingency)


He planned carefully and was ready for any eventuality.

...a cure for that form of cancer seems like a certain eventuality—it's just a matter of time...

We are prepared for every eventuality.

That is an unlikely eventuality.

The eventuality of a war with two fronts was foreseen.

It is vital to be prepared for any eventuality.

Word forms

singular: eventuality
plural: eventualities
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