reality

  • 1 Reality — Reality, in everyday usage, means the state of things as they actually exist . [Compact Oxford English Dictionary of Current English, Oxford University Press, 2005 (Full entry for reality : reality • noun (pl. realities) 1 the state of things as… …

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  • 3 Reality — Reality …

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  • 4 reality TV — noun A genre of television programme that takes members of the general public as subjects, either presenting their daily lives as if they were soap operas or observing them in artificially contrived situations • • • Main Entry: ↑real * * *… …

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  • 5 Reality — Re*al i*ty (r[ e]*[a^]l [i^]*t[y^]), n.; pl. {Realities} ( t[i^]z). [Cf. F. r[ e]alit[ e], LL. realitas. See 3d {Real}, and cf. 2d {Realty}.] 1. The state or quality of being real; actual being or existence of anything, in distinction from mere… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 6 Reality — (englisch für Realität) ist der vormalige Name der Band Pain of Salvation kurz für Reality TV Nummer Eins Song von Richard Sanderson Diese Seite ist eine Begriffsklärung …

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  • 7 reality — is a word that has been around for centuries, denoting as it does one of the most basic (if elusive) concepts of human thought. Since the 1970s the broadcasters, first in America and then rapidly in Britain, have appropriated it as a modifying… …

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  • 8 reality — [rē al′ə tē] n. pl. realities [ML realitas] 1. the quality or fact of being real 2. something that is real; fact 3. the quality of being true to life 4. Philos. that which is real adj. TV designating or of programming, a show, etc. that features… …

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  • 9 reality — I noun actual existence, actuality, authenticity, being, existence, factualness, genuineness, legitimacy, realness, substance, substantiality, substantialness, truth, veracity, Veritas, verity II index fact, fait accompli, gist ( …

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  • 10 reality — (n.) 1540s, originally a legal term in the sense of fixed property, from M.L. realitatem (nom. realitas), from L.L. realis; meaning real existence is from 1640s …

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  • 11 reality — [n] facts of existence absoluteness, actuality, authenticity, being, bottom line*, brass tacks*, certainty, concreteness, corporeality, deed, entity, existence, genuineness, how things are*, like it is*, materiality, matter, name of the game*,… …

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  • 12 reality — ► NOUN (pl. realities) 1) the state of things as they actually exist, as opposed to an idealistic or notional idea of them. 2) a thing that is actually experienced or seen. 3) the quality of being lifelike. 4) the state or quality of having… …

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  • 13 Reality-TV — Als Reality TV (deutsch: Realitätsfernsehen) bezeichnet man ein Genre von Fernsehprogrammen, in denen vorgeblich oder tatsächlich versucht wird, die Wirklichkeit abzubilden. Geschieht dies in Form einer Show, so spricht man von einer Reality Show …

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  • 14 Reality TV — Als Reality TV bezeichnet man ein Genre von Fernsehprogrammen, in dem möglichst genau versucht wird, die Wirklichkeit abzubilden. Geschieht dies in Form einer Show, so spricht man von einer Reality Show. Inhaltsverzeichnis 1 Generelle… …

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  • 15 reality — noun ADJECTIVE ▪ sad, sobering, unfortunate, unpleasant ▪ We were faced with the unpleasant reality of having nowhere to live. ▪ bitter, brutal, cold …

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  • 16 reality */*/*/ — UK [rɪˈælətɪ] / US noun Word forms reality : singular reality plural realities 1) [uncountable] the real character or nature of things, not what you imagine or think is possible He is no longer able to differentiate between fantasy and reality. a …

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  • 17 reality — re|al|i|ty [ ri æləti ] noun uncount *** the real character or nature of things, not what you imagine or think is possible: He is no longer able to differentiate between fantasy and reality. a distorted sense of reality face (up to)/accept… …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 18 reality — [[t]riæ̱lɪti[/t]] ♦♦ realities 1) N UNCOUNT You use reality to refer to real things or the real nature of things rather than imagined, invented, or theoretical ideas. → See also virtual reality Fiction and reality were increasingly blurred...… …

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  • 19 reality — 01. The [reality] of child abuse is that it most often occurs at the hands of a parent or close relative. 02. When thinking about your goals for learning English, it is important to have goals which are [realistically] achievable; otherwise, you… …

    Grammatical examples in English

  • 20 reality — re|al|i|ty W2S2 [riˈælıti] n plural realities 1.) [U and C] what actually happens or is true, not what is imagined or thought ▪ the distinction between fantasy and reality ▪ TV is used as an escape from reality . ▪ I think the government has lost …

    Dictionary of contemporary English