Translation of "actual" - English-Spanish dictionary


adjective uk /ˈæk·tʃu·əl/ us /ˈæk·tʃu·əl/

real, and not guessed or imagined

We were expecting about 50 people, but the actual number was higher.
in actual fact UK

used to show what is really true, or to give more information

en realidad
I thought she was Portuguese, but in actual fact she’s Brazilian.

(Translation of “actual” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)


adjective /ˈӕktʃuəl/

real; existing; not imaginary

What was the actual reason for the delay?
In actual fact he is not as stupid as you think he is.
actuality /-ˈӕ-/ noun

(formal) (a) reality

We have to accept the actuality of the situation.
actually adverb


en realidad, realmente
She actually saw the accident happen.

in fact

de hecho
Actually, I’m doing something else this evening.

(Translation of “actual” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)