Definition Actually

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Definition

actually: in fact, in effect, in reality
adverb
Note: actually does NOT mean currently.

Despite being slightly fat, he was actually very healthy.
It's a very sunny day in the mountains, but it's actually very cold.

Pronunciation examples
UK: I actually prefer fruit to chocolate.
US: Although he imitates the British accent perfectly, he's actually an American.

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