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literal

adjective /ˈlitərəl/
following the exact meaning with no exaggeration
literal
the literal truth.
understanding the meaning by taking one word at a time
literal
a literal translation.
literalness noun
literalidad
literally adverb
literalmente
We had literally a minute to catch the train.
Translations of “literal”
in Korean 문자의…
in Arabic حَرفي…
in French littéral, réel…
in Italian letterale…
in Chinese (Traditional) (意義)字面的,根本的…
in Russian буквальный…
in Turkish gerçek/asıl/sözlük anlamı…
in Polish dosłowny…
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…
(Definition of literal from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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