in actuality
phrasal in actual fact

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • in actuality — REALLY, in (actual) fact, in point of fact, actually, as a matter of fact, in reality, in truth, if truth be told, to tell the truth; archaic in sooth. → actuality * * * in actuality formal phrase used for emphasizing what is really true The… …   Useful english dictionary

  • in actuality — formal used for emphasizing what is really true The nearest town seemed hundreds of miles away, while in actuality it was only six …   English dictionary

  • in practice — in actuality …   English contemporary dictionary

  • In Search of the Cradle of Civilization — In Search of the Cradle of Civilization: New Light on Ancient India is a 1995 book by Georg Feuerstein, Subhash Kak, and David Frawley that argues against the theories that Indo European peoples arrived in India in the middle of the second… …   Wikipedia

  • in posse — in pos·se /in pä sē/ adv or adj [Medieval Latin, in possibility]: not in actuality: having a potential to exist compare in esse Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996 …   Law dictionary

  • in esse — /in es e/; Eng. /in es ee/, Latin. in being; in actuality; in actual existence (contrasted with in posse). * * * …   Universalium

  • in reality — in truth, in fact, in actuality …   English contemporary dictionary

  • actuality — [[t]æ̱ktʃuæ̱lɪti[/t]] actualities 1) PHRASE: PHR with cl (emphasis) You can use in actuality to emphasize that what you are saying is true, when it contradicts or contrasts with what you have previously said. It would have been a monumental feat… …   English dictionary

  • actuality — UK [ˌæktʃuˈælətɪ] / US noun Word forms actuality : singular actuality plural actualities formal 1) [uncountable] what really exists Physics deals as much with possibility as it does with actuality. 2) [countable] a fact or something that is real… …   English dictionary

  • actuality — ac|tu|al|i|ty [ ,æktʃu æləti ] noun FORMAL 1. ) uncount what really exists: Physics deals as much with possibility as it does with actuality. 2. ) count a fact or something that is real: I tell you all of this to educate you in the actualities of …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

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