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English definition of “virtual”

virtual

adjective [always before noun]
 
 
/ˈvɜːtʃuəl/
ALMOST almost a particular thing or quality: They played the game in virtual silence.AlmostMerely and barely
COMPUTER B2 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.: : a virtual art galleryComputer concepts
(Definition of virtual from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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