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as in: virtual organization Define
to almost be something; or to effectively be something without entirely being it in a traditional sense
  • The "No, I won’t" of Bathsheba meant virtually, "I think I must."
  • The other circumstance was the arrival of his clothes, when it became necessary for her to examine and identify them—though this had virtually been done long before by those who inspected the letters in his pockets.

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  • However, one excellent result of her general apathy was the long-delayed installation of Oak as bailiff; but he having virtually exercised that function for a long time already, the change, beyond the substantial increase of wages it brought, was little more than a nominal one addressed to the outside world.

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  • We call ourselves a virtual organization because we have no headquarters and no employees. But we are comprised of six key people who cooperate and assemble resources as needed to complete our projects.
  • I qualified for the tournament, but have virtually no chance of winning.

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as in: virtual organization Define
to almost be something; or to effectively be something without entirely being it in a traditional sense
as in: computer's virtual world Define
something simulated by a computer
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