adj [attrib 作定语] happening at last as a result; ultimate 最後的; 最终的
*his foolish behaviour and eventual failure 他的愚蠢行为和最後的失败.
adj [only before noun]
[Date: 1600-1700; Language: French;Origin: éventuel, from Latin eventus 'what happens in the end'; EVENT]
happening at the end of a long period of time or after a lot of other things have happened
Sweden were the eventual winners of the tournament.
Both sides were happy with the eventual outcome of the talks.
1. Whether the remarkable growth of organized camping means the eventual death of the more independent kind is hard to say. 有组织的露营活动的明显发展是否意味着较独立的自我封闭式露营的最终消失，还很难说。
2. Naoto's immediate goal is to pass the entrance examinations for a private junior high school, a vital step for eventual admission to a prestigious (有名望的) university. 直仁眼下的目标，是想通过入学考试，进入一所私立初级中学——这是最终进入一所著名大学的关键一步。
3. His efforts were repaid by the eventual success. 他的努力得到的报偿是最后的成功。
4. Murrow's projection of eventual victory for the ordinary people proved to be accurate. 事实证明，默罗关于普通人民会取得最后胜利的预言无比正确。