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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
  • And there were not so many dead for him to bury any more, Colonel Korn pointed out, since opposition from German fighter planes had virtually ceased and since close to ninety per cent of what fatalities there still were, he estimated, perished behind the enemy lines or disappeared inside the clouds, where the chaplain had nothing to do with disposing of the remains.

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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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