1. 〔とうとう〕at last, finally;〔結局〕in the end;〔ようやく〕at length
    • 橋の建設はついに完成した
    • The construction of the bridge was finally completed.
    • 彼らはついにストライキを起こした
    • They went on strike at last.
    • 彼はついに再起不能となった
    • In the end his condition deteriorated to such a degree that recovery was impossible.
    • 彼とはついに会わずじまいだった
    • He died before I could meet him./I never got to meet him.