Definition of 'virtually'
Example sentences containing 'virtually'
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It is virtually impossible you could have been infected in this way. The Sun (2016)If you are dealing with a scammer it will be virtually impossible to get your money back. The Sun (2017)Current regimes virtually guarantee the opposite. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The Indian captain has virtually assured his team win the series. The Sun (2016)You can virtually see the gears whirling in her head as she takes in what she's being told. Times, Sunday Times (2016)But if they have not signed by the end of the season, it will be virtually impossible for Arsenal to keep them. The Sun (2016)But virtually all countries see them clearly as animals. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Yet it was easier to go after me for something virtually in the public eye. The Sun (2010)Leicester fielded what was virtually a reserve team and still won at a canter. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Trying to come up with the perfect index and judge where prices are going is virtually impossible. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Those shadows must make a choice of a safe landing spot virtually impossible. Anti-Ice (1993)This has made it virtually impossible for me to go. The Sun (2009)The topic he has chosen for investigation here is one whose answers are virtually guaranteed to slip between his fingers. The Times Literary Supplement (2010)Already the hazel catkins are releasing pollen in the wind and you can virtually see the daffodils and rhubarb growing. The Sun (2010)And after the way he has performed as interim boss he is virtually guaranteed to walk into a job elsewhere. The Sun (2012)Their endorsement virtually guaranteed a bestseller. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Virtually foolproof to use, it flattering. Times, Sunday Times (2009)We've won three games and got a bonus point when missing virtually a whole team. The Sun (2014)But she failed to use security settings, meaning virtually anyone could see them. The Sun (2009)Our players are a self-sufficient bunch and the team virtually runs itself. The Sun (2010)Credit to both teams for fielding virtually full-strength teams. Times, Sunday Times (2009)I want to emphasize that this is something virtually anybody do. Christianity Today (2000)Or a virtually identical used T5 California. The Sun (2015)In fact, they thought they knew something that virtually no other spectator of those games knew -- the final result. Calcio: A History of Italian Football (2006)When you are looking at a used example, virtually regardless of age or mileage, expect the interior to look brand new. Times, Sunday Times (2006)
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Translations for 'virtually'
British English: virtually ADVERB
You can use virtually to indicate that something is so nearly true that for most purposes it can be regarded as true.
Virtually all cooking was done over coal-fired ranges.
Definition of virtually from the Collins English Dictionary
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