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actual

(ak′choo-ăl) [Fr. fr. L. actualis, active, practical]
Real, existent.
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The treatise discusses the different meanings of potentiality and actuality as well as the way each of them applies or does not apply to the sensible realm, to the intelligible realm, and to matter.
Including the category actuality from another source (1o) was significant, as it also highlighted some of the production constraints in the current affairs stories.
Michael Fara and Timothy Williamson argue that David Lewis's counterpart theory is unable to account for modal claims that use an actuality operator.
Actuality will be supporting the creation of an online media centre, as well as supplying copy for online investor relations.
With the WL its foundations find their actuality contained within its performative nature, since for Fichte consciousness can be nothing but self-positing.
Though not rated, Legend of the Dragon is a family-friendly television show, dealing with such issues as growing up, facing burdens of personal responsibility, and learning to accept that the figures one worships as heroes or idols may in actuality be less noble than one might guess.
In the case of connected bodies it would require the existence of a body that is infinite in actuality, and, in the case of the disconnected bodies, the existence of a number infinite in actuality and to which more cannot be added.
While some may joke that an RDC designation acts as a "get-out-of-jail-free card," in actuality RDC is more of an "acquisition permission slip" that assists the RDC manager in expediting decisions within the requirements, planning, programming, budgeting, and execution (PPBE), and acquisition management communities.
In this flagrant disconnect between words and actuality were the early indications of a profoundly ideological mindset.
In actuality, it was sanctioned escape to the woods.
And they all know that taking steps to prevent a possible friendship from becoming an actuality is malicious, so it will not be too hard for the majority of them to see that taking steps to prevent a possible baby from becoming an actuality is just as bad, if not worse.