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as in reality
the quality of being actual the actuality of equal opportunity depends on more than just having laws that supposedly ensure it

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as in realization
the state of being actual or complete the actuality of a manned flight to the moon would never have been believed a hundred years ago

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as in case
something that actually exists these estimated tax revenues, from casinos that have yet to be built, are being treated as actualities

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“Actuality.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/actuality. Accessed 18 Jul. 2024.

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