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literal

adjective  /ˈlɪt̬·ər·əl/ us  
having exactly the same meaning as the basic or original meaning of a word or expression: a literal interpretation of the Constitution A literal translation of a phrase in another language gives the meaning of each separate word.
Translations of “literal”
in Korean 문자의…
in Arabic حَرفي…
in French littéral, réel…
in Turkish gerçek/asıl/sözlük anlamı…
in Italian letterale…
in Chinese (Traditional) (意義)字面的,根本的…
in Russian буквальный…
in Polish dosłowny…
in Spanish literal…
in Portuguese literal…
in German buchstäblich, wörtlich…
in Catalan literal…
in Japanese 文字どおりの…
in Chinese (Simplified) (意义)字面的,根本的…
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