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virtually meaning and definition

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Definition of virtually (adverb)

  1. in essence or effect but not in fact
    • "the strike virtually paralyzed the city"; "I'm virtually broke"
  2. (of actions or states) slightly short of or not quite accomplished; all but
    • "the job is (just) about done"; "the baby was almost asleep when the alarm sounded"; "we're almost finished"; "the car all but ran her down"; "he nearly fainted"; "talked for nigh onto 2 hours"; "the recording is well-nigh perfect"; "virtually all the parties signed the contract"; "I was near exhausted by the run"; "most everyone agrees"
    • synonyms: about, almost, most, near, nearly, nigh, well-nigh
Source: Princeton University Wordnet

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