Definition of reality
- his dream became a reality
- trying to escape from reality
- reality TV
the difference between fiction and reality
The reality is that we can't afford to buy a house.
He used television as an escape from reality.
They made the plan a reality.
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: the true situation that exists : the real situation
: something that actually exists or happens : a real event, occurrence, situation, etc.
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