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literal

adjective
 
 
/ˈlɪt.ər.əl/ US  /ˈlɪt̬.ɚ-/
The literal meaning of a word is its original, basic meaning
(意義)字面的,根本的
The literal meaning of 'television' is 'seeing from a distance'.
television 的字面意思是「從遠處看」。
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對文本的理解沒有僅僅停留在字面含義上。
Her translation is too literal (= done one word at a time), resulting in heavy, unnatural prose.
她的譯文太拘泥於字面了,結果成了冗長而不自然的散文。
→  Compare figurative Accurate and exact
(Definition of literal from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Traditional) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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