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actual

US [ˈæktʃuəl]
UK ['æktʃuəl]
  • adj.真实的;实际的;(强调事情最重要的部分)真正的
  • Web现实的;现行的;实在的
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adj.
1.
真实的;实际的used to emphasize sth that is real or exists in fact
What were his actual words?
他的原话是什么?
The actual cost was higher than we expected.
实际成本比我们预计的要高。
James looks younger than his wife but in actual fact(= really) he is five years older.
詹姆斯看起来比他妻子年轻,但实际上他还大了五岁。
2.
(强调事情最重要的部分)真正的,…本身used to emphasize the most important part of sth
The wedding preparations take weeks but the actual ceremony takes less than an hour.
准备婚礼要几周,而婚礼仪式本身还不到一小时。

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