Business Dictionary :

Ultimate, Ultimatum, Umbrella,

Unable and Unacceptable





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Ultimate : adjective : last or final


Ultimate Consumer = the person who actually uses the product


Ultimately : adverb : in the end

• Ultimately, the management had to agree to the demands of the union.



Ultimatum : noun : statement to someone that unless he does something within a period of time, action will be taken against him

• The union officials argued among themselves over the best way to deal with the ultimatum form the management.


NOTE : Plural is ultimatums or ultimata.


Umbrella : noun : encompassing


Umbrella Organization : large organization which includes several smaller ones


Unable : adjective : not able

• The chairman was unable to come to the meeting.



Unacceptable : adjective : anything which cannot be accepted

• The terms of the contract are quite unacceptable.








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