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virtual
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Harry Potter (#5) and the Order of the Phoenix
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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
  • Contact Fred and George Weasley, Gryffindor common room, for simple, part-time, virtually painless jobs.
  • ’RightĄ­ wellĄ­ that’s settled then,’ said Harry, and feeling that the day was not going to be a complete loss after all, he virtually bounced off to the library to pick —up Ron and Hermione before their afternoon lessons.

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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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