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actual

adjective [before noun] uk   /ˈæk.tʃu.əl/ /-tju-/ /-tʃʊl/ us  
B2 existing in fact: We had estimated about 300 visitors, but the actual number was much higher. The exams are in July, but the actual results (= the results themselves) don't appear until September.
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in actual fact B2 really: I thought she was Portuguese, but in actual fact she's Brazilian.
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in Korean 사실상의…
in Arabic فِعلي…
in French réel…
in Turkish gerçek…
in Italian effettivo…
in Chinese (Traditional) 現實的,實際的, 真實的,真正的…
in Russian фактический…
in Polish faktyczny, rzeczywisty…
in Spanish real…
in Portuguese verdadeiro, em si…
in German tatsächlich…
in Catalan real, veritable…
in Japanese 実際の, 現実の…
in Chinese (Simplified) 现实的,实际的, 真实的,真正的…
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