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actual

adjective
 
 
/ˈæktʃuəl/
B2 real, not guessed or imagined: We were expecting about fifty people, though the actual number was a lot higher.Reality and truth
in actual fact UK B2 really: It was due to start at ten, but in actual fact, it didn't begin until nearly eleven.Reality and truth
Translations of “actual”
in Arabic فِعلي…
in Korean 사실상의…
in Malaysian hakikat sebenar…
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 Vietnamese thực sự…
in Spanish real…
in Portuguese verdadeiro, em si…
in Thai แท้จริง…
in German tatsächlich…
in Catalan real, veritable…
in Japanese 実際の, 現実の…
in Indonesian aktual, sebenarnya…
in Chinese (Simplified) 现实的,实际的, 真实的,真正的…
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