in actual fact
"to be nominally but not actually independent"; "no one actually saw the shark"; "large meteorites actually come from the asteroid belt"
actually, in realityadverb
used to imply that one would expect the fact to be the opposite of that stated; surprisingly
"you may actually be doing the right thing by walking out"; "she actually spoke Latin"; "they thought they made the rules but in reality they were only puppets"; "people who seem stand-offish are in reality often simply nervous"
at the present moment
"the transmission screen shows the picture that is actually on the air"
as a sentence modifier to add slight emphasis
"actually, we all help clear up after a meal"; "actually, I haven't seen the film"; "I'm not all that surprised actually"; "she hasn't proved to be too satisfactory, actually"
In act or in fact; really; in truth; positively.
Actually, I had nothing to do with that incident.
Etymology: actual + -ly
Neither actually nor passively. uE000105683uE001 Fuller.
Etymology: actual + -ly
in act or in fact; really; in truth; positively
Actually is the second album by English synthpop duo Pet Shop Boys, released through Parlophone and EMI Manhattan Records in 1987. This album is also the group's third best selling album with over 4 million copies sold.
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Rank popularity for the word 'ACTUALLY' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #695
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Rank popularity for the word 'ACTUALLY' in Written Corpus Frequency: #124
Rank popularity for the word 'ACTUALLY' in Adverbs Frequency: #51
The numerical value of ACTUALLY in Chaldean Numerology is: 4
The numerical value of ACTUALLY in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5
I'm into it, I want to do it. People who write should definitely write one for me, i actually would love to do a Hallmark Christmas movie !
This is great for ClearView Power because homeowners can install windows just like they would anyways, but they actually produce power to meet this requirement.
But we did what we had to do and I guess we went into the testing with a goal of achieving 800 km a day, we didn’t actually think we were going to do it so perhaps in hindsight we would have shifted our running. But at the end of the day, it suited us perfectly.
A lot of people on the Amazon platform think that because it's on Amazon, it is a genuine product. And that's actually really not the case.
We came in on Monday, and we see things are happening. And from a disciplined point of view, we were actually putting more trades, on things that were lagging, such as the VIX.
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Translations for ACTUALLY
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- в действителност, всъщностBulgarian
- de fet, en realitatCatalan, Valencian
- opravdu, skutečněCzech
- realmente, de veras, de vero, de hecho, en realidadSpanish
- در حقیقت, در واقعPersian
- oikeastaan, itse asiassa, varsinaisestiFinnish
- en fait, effectivementFrench
- davvero, realmenteItalian
- តាមពិតទៅ, តាមពិតKhmer
- werkelijkheid, feitelijk, eigenlijkDutch
- faktisk, for øyeblikket, reelt sett, virkelighetenNorwegian
- naprawdę, faktycznie, właściwiePolish
- na verdadePortuguese
- вообще-то, действительно, на самом делеRussian
- v bistvu, dejanskoSlovene
- faktiskt, verkligen, egentligen, i själva verketSwedish
- اصل میںUrdu
- thực sựVietnamese
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