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re·al·i·ty

(rē-al'i-tē),
That which exists objectively and in fact, and can be consensually validated.
[L. res, thing, fact]

reality

(rē-al′ĭt-ē)
1. The quality or state of being real or actual.
2. All that exists, as opposed to those ideas or mental images that are imagined.
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This can't be done until painful realities are confronted and acknowledged.
Dennis Abmeier, IT specialist in the Digital Realities team, says: Exchanging knowledge is just as important as bundling knowledge.
Under the terms of the agreement, Creative Realities merged into a subsidiary of Wireless Ronin, with the sole equity holder of Creative Realities receiving approximately 59.2 percent of the outstanding shares of Wireless Ronin common stock.
Leaders who decide that they have the purchase on knowing changing realities, or who believe that they and their senior management team can in one or two fabulous meetings define other people's realities, are clearly not dealing with reality!
When the things that descend from the Divine Treasures to the isthmus and imaginal world and then to the natural and physical world are compared to their ideas and realities in the higher worlds, it becomes apparent that the distinctions are not two-sided ones and the differences are not ones resulting from separation.
Today's realities are vastly different from those facing Baptists on the frontier at the beginning of the nineteenth century.
The worlds of the Web, of multiplayer video games, of fan communities, and so on are ones in which people adopt or construct their own fake realities, which then bump up against one another in unpredictable ways.
12, will be another opportunity for farm broadcast industry members to learn more about the changing environment in agriculture business and how farm radio must react to these "new realities."
Karen Rogers identified nine myths and realities regarding grouping of gifted and talented students (Gifted Education Communicator, 39[10], 20-25, 34-35).
Despite the use of a charitable remainder unitrust (CRUT) for effective income and estate planning, this decision demonstrates that economic realities must be thoroughly understood to anticipate the ultimate tax impact.
The distancing effect Stoya conjured at the time with the splotches now appears to have been taken over by the title, and by the storage situation: the effect of forming a bridge between two realities.