Actual

  • 1 actual — ac·tu·al adj: existing in fact or reality compare constructive ac·tual·ly adv Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996 …

    Law dictionary

  • 2 Actual — Rechtsform Aktiengesellschaft Gründung 1970 Sitz Ansfelden Leitung Herwig Ganzberger Vorstand Ingo Ganzberger Geschäftsführer Claus Ganzberger Geschäftsführer …

    Deutsch Wikipedia

  • 3 actual — ACTUÁL, Ă, actuali, e, adj. (Adesea adverbial) Care există sau se petrece în prezent, în momentul de faţă. ♦ Care are importanţă pentru vremea de faţă; de acum. ♦ De actualitate, la ordinea zilei. ♦ Real. [pr.: tu al] – Din fr. actuel, lat.… …

    Dicționar Român

  • 4 Actual — Ac tu*al (#; 135), a. [OE. actuel, F. actuel, L. actualis, fr. agere to do, act.] 1. Involving or comprising action; active. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] Her walking and other actual performances. Shak. [1913 Webster] Let your holy and pious intention… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 5 Actual — y actualidad pueden referirse a: El presente En geología, el periodo actual (Holoceno).[1] En filosofía, la acción del acto sobre la potencia.[2] El objeto del periodismo. La historia actual, la fracción más reciente de la Edad Contemporánea.… …

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  • 6 actual — Ⅰ. actual UK US /ˈæktʃuəl/ adjective [only before noun] ► true or exact: actual amount/cost/figure »Residents are paying electricity prices that are double the actual cost of generating electricity. »There is a gap between desired and actual… …

    Financial and business terms

  • 7 Actual — A term used to indicate that the particulars given are to be actual and not nominal . The cotton trade is probably the only trade where the necessity arises to use these terms. In all other textile trades 30 in. wide means 30 in. wide, but in the …

    Dictionary of the English textile terms

  • 8 actual — is often used redundantly in ways that add nothing to the meaning: • Mr Healey said the press did not print Labour s actual policies. ‘Not a sausage.’ Times, 1981. Examples of legitimate use are: He gathered there were few actual artists in the… …

    Modern English usage

  • 9 actual — adjetivo 1. (antepuesto / pospuesto) Del tiempo presente: La actual situación política no es estable. En el momento actual hay un altísimo porcentaje de paro. 2. Que está de moda: Este coche tiene un diseño muy actual …

    Diccionario Salamanca de la Lengua Española

  • 10 actual — (Del lat. actuālis). 1. adj. Dicho del tiempo en que actualmente está alguien: presente. 2. Que existe, sucede o se usa en el tiempo de que se habla. 3. Geol. Se dice del período geológico más reciente, en el que todavía nos encontramos. Se… …

    Diccionario de la lengua española

  • 11 actual — [adj1] truly existing, real absolute, authentic, categorical, certain, concrete, confirmed, definite, factual, for real*, genuine, hard, honest injun*, honest to God*, indisputable, indubitable, kosher*, physical, positive, realistic, substantial …

    New thesaurus

  • 12 Actual — Ac tu*al, n. (Finance) Something actually received; real, as distinct from estimated, receipts. [Cant] [1913 Webster] The accounts of revenues supplied . . . were not real receipts: not, in financial language, actuals, but only Egyptian budget… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 13 actual — (adj.) early 14c., pertaining to an action, from O.Fr. actuel now existing, up to date (13c.), from L.L. actualis active, pertaining to action, adjectival form of L. actus (see ACT (Cf. act) (n.)). The broader sense of real, existing (as opposed… …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 14 actual — |ât| adj. 2 g. Que está em atividade ou exercício; do tempo presente.   ♦ [Portugal] Grafia de atual antes do Acordo Ortográfico de 1990.   ♦ Grafia no Brasil: atual …

    Dicionário da Língua Portuguesa

  • 15 actual — *real, true Analogous words: *material, physical, phenomenal, objective: particular (see SPECIAL) Antonyms: ideal: imaginary Contrasted words: *abstract, transcendent, transcendental: spiritual, divine (see HOLY): *theoretical, speculative,… …

    New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • 16 actual */*/*/ — UK [ˈæktʃuəl] / US adjective Get it right: actual: Don t confuse actual with current or present. Actual is not used for referring to things that are happening now or that exist now. Use current or present to express these ideas: Wrong: The actual …

    English dictionary

  • 17 actual — Real; substantial; existing presently in fact; having a valid objective existence as opposed to that which is merely theoretical or possible. Opposed to potential, possible, virtual, theoretical, hypothetical, or nominal. Something real, in… …

    Black's law dictionary

  • 18 actual — ► adjetivo 1 Que pertenece al momento presente: ■ tendencias pictóricas actuales. SINÓNIMO coetáneo 2 Que es contemporáneo e innovador: ■ una decoración actual; un grafismo actual. SINÓNIMO moderno 3 FILOSOFÍA Que es efectivo o real. 4 …

    Enciclopedia Universal

  • 19 actual — ac|tu|al W2S1 [ˈæktʃuəl] adj [only before noun] [Date: 1300 1400; : Old French; Origin: actuel, from Late Latin actualis, from Latin actus; ACT1] 1.) used to emphasize that something is real or exact ▪ I m not joking. Those were his actual words …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 20 actual — 01. Officials believe that at least a thousand people were killed in the earthquake, but the [actual] number is not known. 02. The salesman told me the car would cost $5,000, but the [actual] cost with tax was $5,700. 03. I thought he had been… …

    Grammatical examples in English