Définition, traduction, prononciation, anagramme et synonyme sur le dictionnaire libre Wiktionnaire.

Anglais[modifier le wikicode]

Étymologie[modifier le wikicode]

 Dérivé de actual, avec le suffixe -ly.

Adverbe [modifier le wikicode]

actually \ˈæk.tʃu.ə.li\

  1. En fait.
    • Our atmosphere appears blue, but actually it’s due to the refraction of the sunlight hitting the atmosphere.
    • Suppose the world was actually governed by classical mechanics. — (Allan Adams, 8:04 Quantum Mechanics — Problem Set 1, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 05/02/2013 → lire en ligne)
  2. En réalité, en vérité, vraiment.
    • He was the first and certainly not the last to point out that BIOS actually stands for “Basic Input/Output System,” not “Built-In Operating System” as I have it here (and as it ought to be); but I feel that I am entitled to trample all other considerations into the dirt in my pursuit of a satisfying pun, so this part of the book is unchanged. — (Neal Stephenson, Snow Crash, 1992 (éd. 1993), ISBN 0-553-08853-X)

Variantes[modifier le wikicode]

Apparentés étymologiques[modifier le wikicode]

Faux-amis[modifier le wikicode]

Prononciation[modifier le wikicode]