Adjective: actual ak-choo-ul or ak-shoo-ul
- Presently existing in fact and not merely potential or possible
"actual and imagined conditions"; "the predicted temperature and the actual temperature were markedly different";
- Taking place in reality; not pretended or imitated
"we saw the actual wedding on television"; "filmed the actual beating"
- Being or reflecting the essential or genuine character of something
"her actual motive";
- genuine, literal, real
- Existing in act or fact
"actual heroism"; "the actual things that produced the emotion you experienced"; "rocks and trees...the actual world";
- Being or existing at the present moment
"the ship's actual position is 22 miles due south of Key West"
See also: actuality, current, effective, existent, real, true