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English definition of “virtual”

virtual

adjective
 
 
/ˈvɜːtʃuəl/
[before noun] almost complete: Falling orders led to the virtual ruin of her company. It is important to ensure that mergers of these companies do not result in a virtual monopoly in the industry.
INTERNET, IT used to describe something that can be done or seen using computers or the internet instead of going to a place, meeting people in person, etc.: The country's first virtual business school is up and running. Click here to take a virtual tour of homes we have for sale.
(Definition of virtual from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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