This was in fact an eventuality which had been foreseen and on which the naval and military policy of Japan had been based for ten years.
Its aim was to secure for the Church of England a definite basis of doctrine and discipline, in case either of disestablishment or of a determination of High Churchmen to quit the establishment, an eventuality that was thought not impossible in view of the States' recent high-handed dealings with the sister established Church of Ireland.
This eventuality was an unpleasant surprise.
cater for every eventuality.
He can make or break a recording; will be utterly clueless or able to deal with any eventuality.