Translation of "virtual" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary

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uk /ˈvɜː.tʃu.əl/ us /ˈvɝː.tʃu.əl/

virtual adjective (ALMOST)

C1 [ before noun ] almost a particular thing or quality

Ten years of incompetent government had brought about the virtual collapse of the country's economy. 无能政府10年的执政已经把这个国家带到了崩溃的边缘。

More examples

  • Fighting and shortages have brought normal life to a virtual standstill in the city.
  • He is a virtual prisoner in his own home.
  • Falling orders led to the virtual ruin of her company.
  • She suffered a virtual breakdown when her marriage broke up.
  • They operate in virtual secrecy.

virtual adjective (COMPUTER)

B2 Something that is virtual can be done or seen using a computer and therefore without going anywhere or talking to anyone.

virtual shopping 虚拟购物

(Translation of “virtual” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)