Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The act of eventuating; the act of falling out or happening.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun The act of eventuating or happening as a result; the outcome.

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  • noun The act of eventuating or happening as a result; the outcome.

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Examples

  • Thus is added to the chorus of voices singing the possible ways of saying Ereignis in English: from (i) not translating the word; to (ii) translating it as 'appropriation,' 'event of appropriation,' 'event' or 'Event,' 'eventuation'; to (iii) translating it as 'enowning.'

    Archive 2008-06-01

  • Thus is added to the chorus of voices singing the possible ways of saying Ereignis in English: from (i) not translating the word; to (ii) translating it as 'appropriation,' 'event of appropriation,' 'event' or 'Event,' 'eventuation'; to (iii) translating it as 'enowning.'

    enowning

  • So they have been preparing for the last 50 years to the eventuation of confrontation militarily.

    CNN Transcript Oct 14, 2006

  • So they have been preparing for the last 50 years to the eventuation of confrontation militarily.

    CNN Transcript Oct 14, 2006

  • Even though that would include Scalia's resignation, an eventuation devoutly to be wished in my opinion, I think he's wrong.

    Eschaton

  • Even though that would include Scalia's resignation, an eventuation devoutly to be wished in my opinion, I think he's wrong.

    Archive 2003-08-01

  • The absolute absurdity of the universe is declared, in a bellow, once again, by the fact that Max Weider, age sixty, became infatuated with Cassie Doap, a completely ridiculous eventuation not unilateral in nature.

    Angry Lead Skies

  • Not one of the Nyueng Bao found any reason to celebrate that eventuation.

    Water Sleeps

  • Of course, their eyes, skin, tongue, breath, and lack of vim and vigor tell the story of a long process of self-poisoning, with every now and then the eventuation of a storm of foulness, called a bilious attack -- meaning an overflow of filth.

    Intestinal Ills Chronic Constipation, Indigestion, Autogenetic Poisons, Diarrhea, Piles, Etc. Also Auto-Infection, Auto-Intoxication, Anemia, Emaciation, Etc. Due to Proctitis and Colitis

  • The advance which has marked the development of every means of communication, transportation, manufacturing, &c., since Rome's day would give Germany, in the case of such an eventuation, a power which would have been inconceivable to the most ambitious Roman Emperor.

    The New York Times Current History of the European War, Vol. 1, January 9, 1915 What Americans Say to Europe

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