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English definition of “actuality”

actuality

noun uk   /ˌæk.tʃuˈæl.ə.ti/ /-tju-/ us    /-ə.t̬i/ formal
[C usually plural] a fact: He's out of touch with the actualities of life in Africa.Reality and truth in actuality really: In actuality, there were few job losses last year.True, real, false, and unreal
(Definition of actuality from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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