"actual" in the adjective sense
1. actual, existent
presently existing in fact and not merely potential or possible
"the predicted temperature and the actual temperature were markedly different"
"actual and imagined conditions"
taking place in reality not pretended or imitated
"we saw the actual wedding on television"
"filmed the actual beating"
3. actual, genuine, literal, real
being or reflecting the essential or genuine character of something
"her actual motive"
"a literal solitude like a desert"- G.K.Chesterton
"a genuine dilemma"
4. actual, factual
existing in act or fact
"rocks and trees...the actual world"
"the actual things that produced the emotion you experienced"
being or existing at the present moment
"the ship's actual position is 22 miles due south of Key West"
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