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reality

noun [C/U]  us   /riˈæl·ɪ·t̬i/
the actual state of things, or the facts involved in such a state: [U] The reality is I’m not going to be picked for the team. [C] The realities of parenthood were overwhelming at first.in reality In reality means what actually happened or what the actual situation is: He told the police he was out of town, but in reality, he never went anywhere.
Translations of “reality”
in Korean 현실…
in Arabic واقِع…
in Portuguese realidade…
in Catalan realitat…
in Japanese 現実…
in Italian realtà…
in Chinese (Traditional) 現實, 實際情況, 事實…
in Russian действительность…
in Turkish gerçek, hakikât…
in Chinese (Simplified) 现实, 实际情况, 事实…
in Polish rzeczywistość…
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