Existing in act or reality, not just potentially; really acted or acting; occurring in fact (adjective)
Factual, real, not just apparent or even false (adjective)
In action at the time being; now existing. (adjective)
Active, not passive (adjective)
Used to emphasise a noun or verb, whether something is real or metaphorical. (adjective)
An actual, real one; notably: (noun)
Examples of word actual
We have the total waste of $225,496,741 and this, reduced to its actual significance, means that of the total actual terminations, 83.6 per cent. was _actual waste_ and only 16.4 per cent. legitimate terminations, while the great bulk of the last item of
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affairs; a military limited in size and scope to actual protection of U.S. territory and its population; tight rein on foreign military alliances; no participation in major conflicts without an *actual*
For Lewis, ˜actual™ is an indexical term: when I speak of the actual world, I refer to the world of which I am an inhabitant ” and so for any speaker who is “in” (who is a part of) any world.
Assistant U.S. Solicitor General Eric Feigin countered that, based on the context and history of the legislation, the phrase "actual damages" covers only out-of-pocket expenses.