Existing in act or reality, not just potentially; really acted or acting; occurring in fact (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.
In the term actual grace, actual does not mean "real" or "factual," but
The term actual term 'weblog' was coined by Jorn Barger on 17 December 1997 but the term
The distinction is well made by Griffin 1985 p. 185 between what he calls the actual world of real causal efficacy and the world as it appears to our sensory perception, especially vision.
And the defense secretary retraced what he called the actual history of how the U.S. got involved in Iraq