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Definition of Actual

Actual

  1. Involving or comprising action; active.
  2. Existing in act or reality; really acted or acting; in fact; real; -- opposed to potential, possible, virtual, speculative, conceivable, theoretical, or nominal; as, the actual cost of goods; the actual case under discussion.
  3. In action at the time being; now exiting; present; as the actual situation of the country.
  4. Something actually received; real, as distinct from estimated, receipts.

Actual Quotations

In defense of our persons and properties under actual violation, we took up arms. When that violence shall be removed, when hostilities shall cease on the part of the aggressors, hostilities shall cease on our part also.
Thomas Jefferson

Our daily deeds as ordinary South Africans must produce an actual South African reality that will reinforce humanity's belief in justice, strengthen its confidence in the nobility of the human soul, and sustain all our hopes for a glorious life for all.
Nelson Mandela

Every actual State is corrupt. Good men must not obey laws too well.
Ralph Waldo Emerson

Belief creates the actual fact.
William James

When an idea exclusively occupies the mind, it is transformed into an actual physical or mental state.
Swami Vivekananda
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Actual Translations

actual in Afrikaans is effektief
actual in Danish is virkelig
actual in Dutch is werkelijk, effectief, daadwerkelijk
actual in Finnish is todellinen
actual in German is aktuelle, effektiv
actual in Italian is reale, veramente, veramente
actual in Norwegian is virkelig, faktisk
actual in Portuguese is real
actual in Spanish is efectivamente, de veras, real, propiamente
actual in Swedish is verklig

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