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actuality

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishactualityac‧tu‧al‧i‧ty /ˌæktʃuˈæləti/ noun (plural actualities) formal  1 [countable usually plural]IN FACT facts, rather than things that people believe or imagine syn realities the grim actualities of prison life2 REAL/NOT IMAGINARY[uncountable] the state of being real or really existing In actuality, it’s much more complex than that (=used when talking about what a situation is really like).
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actualityJane thinks that they will probably marry in actuality but that he can not love the vain, shallow woman.I lived it twice now, once in anticipation, once in actuality.It all seemed a thousand miles from the nearest town, though in actuality it might be only five or six.In actuality, cheese making is preservation of a food by dehydration.You should not confuse the 33 illusion of motion with its actuality.Her view must in consequence be truer than his to the actualities of her time.
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