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An adverb is a word that describes a verb, an adjective, or other adverbs (e.g. to run quickly, very tired).
1. (in the end)
a. en última instancia
Ultimately, it will be their decision.Será, en última instancia, decisión de ellos.
2. (in the long run)
a. a la larga
Ultimately, their objective was to privatize all state-owned companies.Su objectivo, a la larga, era de privatizar todas las empresas de propiedad estatal.
3. (essentially)
a. básicamente
The way you do it is ultimately a matter of personal preference.La forma en que lo haces es básicamente cuestión de preferencia personal.
b. en última instancia
What matters, ultimately, is that we deliver the project on schedule.Lo que importa, en última instancia, es que entreguemos el proyecto dentro del plazo previsto.
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An adverb is a word that describes a verb, an adjective, or other adverbs (e.g. to run quickly, very tired).
1. (finally)
a. finalmente, en última instancia
2. (basically)
a. básicamente
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ultimately [ˈʌltɪmɪtlɪ]
(eventually) al final; finalmente; (in the end) en última instancia; (in the long run) a la larga; (fundamentally) en el fondo
they were ultimately responsible for his death eran responsables en última instancia de su muerte; the more difficult, but ultimately more satisfying, solution la solución más difícil, pero a la larga la más satisfactoria; we provide this sort of service because, ultimately, that's what people want facilitamos esta clase de servicio porque, en el fondo, eso es lo que la gente quiere
ultimately we were able to work out a compromise the movement lost its force and ultimately disappeared prolonged exposure will ultimately result in death the organization ultimately grew to a membership of 50,000 I ultimately came to like them they are ultimately responsible for their children's welfare the symbolic order of language and ultimately of society it ultimately influences decision making for the better narcissists are ultimately interested only in themselves
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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