actuality definition, meaning - what is actuality in the British English Dictionary & Thesaurus - Cambridge Dictionaries Online

Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

English definition of “actuality”

See all translations

actuality

noun uk   /ˌæk.tʃuˈæl.ə.ti/ /-tju-/  us   /-ə.t̬i/ formal
[C usually plural] a fact: He's out of touch with the actualities of life in Africa.in actuality really: In actuality, there were few job losses last year.
Translations of “actuality”
in Chinese (Traditional) 真實情況,實際情況, 事實…
in Chinese (Simplified) 真实情况,实际情况, 事实…
(Definition of actuality from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
What is the pronunciation of actuality?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

Word of the Day

generous

willing to give money, help, kindness, etc., especially more than is usual or expected

Word of the Day

May I sit here? Asking for and giving permission.

by Liz Walter,
June 03, 2015
We often find ourselves in situations where we need to ask for permission or to reply to people who ask us for permission. Here are some words and phrases to help you do this in a natural way. The simplest way to ask for permission is with the modal verb can: Can

Read More 

ebolaphobia noun

June 01, 2015
irrational fear of the (spread of) the Ebola virus Ebolaphobia Going Viral

Read More