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Definition

[n] an old small silver Spanish coin
[n] any rational or irrational number
[adv] used as intensifiers; `real' is sometimes used informally for `really'; `rattling' is informal; "she was very gifted"; "he played very well"; "a really enjoyable evening"; "I'm real sorry about it"; "a rattling good yarn"
[adj] possible to be treated as fact; "tangible evidence"; "his brief time as Prime Minister brought few real benefits to the poor"
[adj] having substance or capable of being treated as fact; not imaginary; "the substantial world"; "a mere dream, neither substantial nor practical"; "most ponderous and substantial things"- Shakespeare
[adj] not synthetic or spurious; of real or natural origin; "real mink"; "true gold"
[adj] being or occurring in fact or actuality; having verified existence; not illusory; "real objects"; "real people; not ghosts"; "a film based on real life"; "a real illness"; "real humility"; "Life is real! Life is earnest!"- Longfellow
[adj] (economics) being value measured in terms of purchasing power; "real prices"; "real income"; "real wages"
[adj] founded on practical matters; "a recent graduate experiencing the real world for the first time"
[adj] coinciding with reality; "perceptual error...has a surprising resemblance to veridical perception"- F.A.Olafson
[adj] not to be taken lightly; "statistics demonstrate that poverty and unemployment are very real problems"; "to the man sleeping regularly in doorways homelessness is real"
[adj] (of property) fixed or immovable; "real property consists of land and buildings; real estate"
[adj] being or reflecting the essential or genuine character of something; "her actual motive"; "a literal solitude like a desert"- G.K.Chesterton; "a genuine dilemma"


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