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adjective inevitable pronunciation in British English /ɪnˈevɪtəb(ə)l/
  1. impossible to avoid or prevent
    War now seems almost inevitable.
    inevitable consequence/result: Confusion is the inevitable consequence of all these changes in policy.
    it is inevitable that: It is perhaps inevitable that advanced technology will increase the pressure on employees.
    1. a.
      certain to happen because that is what always has happened
      The inevitable comparisons with the Beatles followed.
    2. b.

      the inevitable

      something that is certain to happen
      You must face the inevitable and try to deal with it.


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