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virtually Syllabification: vir·tu·al·ly
Pronunciation: /ˈvərCH(o͞o)əlē/

Definition of virtually in English:


1 [as submodifier] Nearly; almost: virtually all those arrested were accused the college became virtually bankrupt
More example sentences
  • The building was virtually destroyed in the blaze, which broke out late on Saturday night.
  • They headed out before the nightclub closed, which was virtually a first for Mac.
  • Olive had found the meadow quite charming and had virtually claimed it as her own.
informal pretty much, pretty well
literary well-nigh, nigh on
2By means of virtual reality techniques.
Example sentences
  • On the other, the community is only virtually there, and disappears with the flick of a button.
2.1By means of a computer; computationally.
Example sentences
  • Pretty much any control button found on a handheld console can be imitated virtually on screen.
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