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virtually

adverb uk   /ˈvɜː.tju.ə.li/ us    /ˈvɝː-/

virtually adverb (ALMOST)

B2 almost: Their twins are virtually identical. That wine stain on my shirt has virtually disappeared.
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virtually adverb (BY COMPUTER)

B2 using a computer to do or see something instead of going to a place or talking to a person: Nowadays all these things can be experienced virtually.
Translations of “virtually”
in Korean 거의…
in Arabic تَقريبا…
in French pratiquement…
in Turkish hemen hemen, neredeyse, âdeta…
in Italian praticamente, quasi…
in Chinese (Traditional) 幾乎, 實際上, 實質上…
in Russian фактически, практически…
in Polish prawie (zupełnie), praktycznie…
in Spanish prácticamente…
in Portuguese praticamente, virtualmente…
in German eigentlich…
in Catalan pràcticament…
in Japanese 実質的に, 事実上…
in Chinese (Simplified) 几乎, 实际上, 实质上…
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