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virtual
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The House of Mirth
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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
  • He was vaguely aware that Miss Bart was cruising in the Mediterranean with the Dorsets, but it had not occurred to him that there was any chance of running across her on the Riviera, where the season was virtually at an end.

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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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