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adjective as in existing at the present time

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Not actual CIA agents, but U.S. government personnel who have worked very closely with the CIA, and who are fans of the show.

Have you ever heard any feedback from the CIA/actual spies on Archer?

They are not the actual traffickers, Yazbek says, so generally the other refugees protect their identity.

Texas offers not just place to its actual or potential new residents, but professional possibilities.

But to see any actual smooching, fans had to take matters into their own .

Altogether, it seems that not more than one-third of our fast diminishing total are available for actual fighting purposes.

Allcraft winced, as every syllable made known the speaker's actual strength—his own dependence and utter weakness.

An increase in actual number is an absolute increase; an increase in percentage only, a relative increase.

On the other hand, the arrows along the sides of the triangle represent actual circulation.

He did not answer, but he tried to look as if his partner had exactly guessed his actual intention.


On this page you'll find 114 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to actual, such as: certain, existing, for real, physical, real, and substantial.

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