real or correct
ExamplesWhat is the actual cost of one unit? • The actual figures for directors' expenses are not shown to the shareholders.
a physical commodity which is ready for delivery (as opposed to futures)

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I did not understand what the actual answer was and decided to go ask my friend, a mathematician, what it was.

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When deciding on buying a house, you will want to determine in advance what your actual maximum price is going to be.

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Our anticipated return on the investment will hopefully equal $200,000, but depending on the success of our stocks, the actual amount of the return may greatly vary in either direction.

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