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

 ac·tu·al·ly /ˈækʧ(əw)əli, ʃ(əw)əli; ˈækʃli, ˈæks-/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Ac·tu·al·ly, adv.
 1. Actively. [Obs.] “Neither actually . . . nor passively.”
 2. In act or in fact; really; in truth; positively.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adv 1: in actual fact; "to be nominally but not actually
             independent"; "no one actually saw the shark"; "large
             meteorites actually come from the asteroid belt" [syn:
      2: used to imply that one would expect the fact to be the
         opposite of that stated; surprisingly; "you may actually
         be doing the right thing by walking out"; "she actually
         spoke Latin"; "they thought they made the rules but in
         reality they were only puppets"; "people who seem
         stand-offish are in reality often simply nervous" [syn: in
      3: as a sentence modifier to add slight emphasis; "actually, we
         all help clear up after a meal"; "actually, I haven't seen
         the film"; "I'm not all that surprised actually"; "she
         hasn't proved to be too satisfactory, actually"
      4: at the present moment; "the transmission screen shows the
         picture that is actually on the air"