Definitions for figurativelyˈfɪg yər ə tɪv li
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in a figurative sense
In a figurative manner.
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This is the ugly truth of America. It was there like literally and figuratively in black and white. We saw it. We see it daily, it shows what kind of America we live in now and what kind of America it will be with Trump at the helm.
There is palpably renewed energy in our relationship, I mean that figuratively and literally, ... We think that by cooperating with each other we can take it out more easily, we can market it better, to the betterment of both our societies.
Beyond the formative effects of reading on the individuals composing society, the fact that they have read the same books gives them experiences and ideas in common. These constitute a kind of shorthand of ideas which helps make communication quicker and more efficient. That is what we mean when we say figuratively of another person, We speak the same language.
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