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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 ac·tu·al /ˈækʧ(əw)əl, ʃ(əw)əl/
 (a.)實際的,現實的

From: Taiwan MOE computer dictionary

 actual
 實際

From: Taiwan MOE computer dictionary

 actual
 實際時間

From: Network Terminology

 actual
 實際

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Ac·tu·al a.
 1. Involving or comprising action; active. [Obs.]
    Her walking and other actual performances.   --Shak.
    Let your holy and pious intention be actual; that is . . . by a special prayer or action, . . . given to God.   --Jer. Taylor.
 2. Existing in act or reality; really acted or acting; in fact; real; -- opposed to potential, possible, virtual, speculative, conceivable, theoretical, or nominal; as, the actual cost of goods; the actual case under discussion.
 3. In action at the time being; now exiting; present; as the actual situation of the country.
 Actual cautery. See under Cautery.
 Actual sin Theol., that kind of sin which is done by ourselves in contradistinction to original sin.”
 Syn: -- Real; genuine; positive; certain.  See Real.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Ac·tu·al n. Finance Something actually received; real, as distinct from estimated, receipts. [Cant]
    The accounts of revenues supplied . . . were not real receipts: not, in financial language, =\“actuals,” but only Egyptian budget estimates.\=   --Fortnightly Review.
 

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

 actual
      adj 1: presently existing in fact and not merely potential or
             possible; "the predicted temperature and the actual
             temperature were markedly different"; "actual and
             imagined conditions" [syn: existent] [ant: potential]
      2: taking place in reality; not pretended or imitated; "we saw
         the actual wedding on television"; "filmed the actual
         beating"
      3: being or reflecting the essential or genuine character of
         something; "her actual motive"; "a literal solitude like a
         desert"- G.K.Chesterton; "a genuine dilemma" [syn: genuine,
          literal, real]
      4: of the nature of fact; having actual existence; "rocks and
         trees...the actual world"; "actual heroism"; "the actual
         things that produced the emotion you experienced" [syn: factual]
      5: existing in fact whether with lawful authority or not; "de
         facto segregation is as real as segration imposed by law";
         "a de facto state of war" [syn: de facto, factual]
         [ant: de jure]
      6: being or existing at the present moment; "the ship's actual
         position is 22 miles due south of Key West"