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Definitions of actually:
  • adverb:   used to imply that one would expect the fact to be the opposite of that stated; surprisingly
    Example: "You may actually be doing the right thing by walking out"
  • adverb:   in actual fact
    Example: "To be nominally but not actually independent"
  • adverb:   as a sentence modifier to add slight emphasis
    Example: "Actually, we all help clear up after a meal"
  • adverb:   at the present moment
    Example: "The transmission screen shows the picture that is actually on the air"

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