Definition of 'inevitable'
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If the war lasted our defeat seemed inevitable. Times, Sunday Times (2017)They are just waiting for the inevitable to happen. The Sun (2016)Further changes to tackle laws seem inevitable as a result. Times, Sunday Times (2017)Everything that happens is inevitable and yet comes as a surprise. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Much like the referendum itself it seems inevitable that any election campaign would focus public attention on splits within the governing party. Times, Sunday Times (2016)And that was where the inevitable happened and the Trots moved in. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The visitors were hanging on now and a Stoke second seemed inevitable. The Sun (2016)Only two years ago, certain trends in data centres seemed inevitable. Computing (2010)Number of sales With so much uncertainty it seems inevitable that some people will defer house purchases. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Then, last week, the inevitable happened. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Was the outcome in this case inevitable? Human Resource Management in Government (1995)Or you can have another six pints and just delay the inevitable. The Sun (2008)Would pundits blame the forwards for the inevitable defeat? Times, Sunday Times (2012)We were both a bit drunk and the inevitable happened. The Sun (2007)Some form of international agreement seems inevitable. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Maybe that is just the inevitable process of growing up. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Much better than packing the midfield and waiting for the inevitable defeat. Times, Sunday Times (2010)There was something inevitable about what happened next. Times, Sunday Times (2013)More asset sales and closures seem inevitable. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Is this just an inevitable symptom of a town thrown into welfare dependency? Times, Sunday Times (2013)It seems inevitable that they will emerge as the new powerhouses. Times, Sunday Times (2008)It seems inevitable that he will appeal. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Is there another family member or friend who could support your aunt when the inevitable happens? The Sun (2013)What follows is just as inevitable. Times, Sunday Times (2007)This was not a Budget of unavoidable cuts and inevitable tax rises. Times, Sunday Times (2010)It's probably inevitable after a defeat. The Sun (2009)But is a Corbyn general election defeat really inevitable? Times, Sunday Times (2015)When one team who did not need to win played another who only needed to avoid defeat, the inevitable outcome was produced. Times, Sunday Times (2015)His friend said: 'It was inevitable that something was going to go wrong. The Sun (2013)He stared intently at me and said: 'It is not inevitable. The Sun (2015)It's a part of life, an inevitable and unavoidable part of life. Christianity Today (2000)It is inevitable, unavoidable, no matter how furiously they rage against the dying of the light. Times, Sunday Times (2012)
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Translations for 'inevitable'
British English: inevitable /ɪnˈɛvɪtəbl/ ADJECTIVE
If something is inevitable, it is certain to happen and cannot be prevented or avoided.
If the case succeeds, it is inevitable that other trials will follow.
- American English: inevitable
- Arabic: مَحْتُومٌ
- Brazilian Portuguese: inevitável
- Chinese: 不可避免的
- Croatian: neizbježan
- Czech: nevyhnutelný
- Danish: uundgåelig
- Dutch: onvermijdelijk
- European Spanish: inevitable
- Finnish: väistämätön
- French: inévitable
- German: unvermeidlich
- Greek: αναπόφευκτος
- Italian: inevitabile
- Japanese: 避けられない
- Korean: 필연적인
- Norwegian: uunngåelig
- Polish: nieunikniony
- European Portuguese: inevitável
- Romanian: inevitabil
- Russian: неизбежный
- Spanish: inevitable
- Swedish: oundviklig
- Thai: ไม่สามารถหลีกเลี่ยงได้
- Turkish: kaçınılmaz
- Ukrainian: неминучий
- Vietnamese: không thể tránh được
British English: inevitable NOUN
The inevitable is something that is inevitable.
It's just delaying the inevitable', he said.
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