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 Dictionary entry overview: What does virtual mean? 

VIRTUAL (adjective)
  The adjective VIRTUAL has 2 senses:

1. being actually such in almost every respect
2. existing in essence or effect though not in actual fact

  Familiarity information: VIRTUAL used as an adjective is rare.

 Dictionary entry details 

VIRTUAL (adjective)

Sense 1virtual [BACK TO TOP]


Being actually such in almost every respect


virtual; practical

Context examples:

a practical failure / the once elegant temple lay in virtual ruin


realistic (aware or expressing awareness of things as they really are)

Sense 2virtual [BACK TO TOP]


Existing in essence or effect though not in actual fact

Context examples:

a virtual dependence on charity / a virtual revolution / virtual reality


essential (basic and fundamental)

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