English version

virtually

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
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virtuallyvir‧tu‧al‧ly /ˈvɜːtʃuəli $ ˈvɜːr-/ ●●● S2 W2 AWL adverb 🔊 🔊 1 ALMOSTalmost syn practically 🔊 Virtually all the children come to school by bus. 🔊 He was virtually unknown before running for office.see thesaurus at almost2 on a computer, rather than in the real world 🔊 Professors can help students virtually by communicating over the Internet.
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virtuallyThey receive messages from virtually every nerve in the human body via connections with the optic nerve and spinal cord.Virtually everyone expects Monica to succeed.When disturbed they roll up so tightly that it is virtually impossible to unroll them.The original building remains virtually intact and is now the administrative block of the North Wing.The recession has cut the number of Thames's commercial customers and has virtually killed off profits from selling redundant properties.Unlike previous generations of cruise ships, the ever-larger vessels delivered in recent years have virtually no single cabins.It had virtually no towns, in fact; and those it had were very primitive indeed.Some of them had abandoned front rooms and virtually none opened front windows.virtually published on the Internet
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