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literal

adjective
 
 
/ˈlɪt.ər.əl/ US  /ˈlɪt̬.ɚ-/
The literal meaning of a word is its original, basic meaning
(意义)字面的,根本的
The literal meaning of 'television' is 'seeing from a distance'.
television 的字面意思是“从远处看”。
You need to demonstrate to the examiners that you have more than a literal understanding of the text.
你需要向考官表明你对文本的理解没有仅仅停留在字面含义上。
Her translation is too literal (= done one word at a time), resulting in heavy, unnatural prose.
她的译文太拘泥于字面了,结果成了冗长而不自然的散文。
→  Compare figurative Accurate and exact
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