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virtual
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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 disparity I have mentioned, therefore, almost ceases to be disparity, and (virtually) all but disappears.’
  • He had virtually retired from the wholesale hardware trade before he built Stone Lodge, and was now looking about for a suitable opportunity of making an arithmetical figure in Parliament.

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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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