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actual

adjective absolute, accurate, as represented, ascertained, authentic, authenticated, bona fide, categorically true, certain, concrete, correct, de facto, decided, defined, definite, demonstrable, demonstrated, determinate, essential, exact, existent, existing, factual, faithful, genuine, honest, in fact, ipse, literal, nonabstract, not fictitious, not imaginary, not merely supposed, official, palpable, positive, precise, present, real, right, rightful, specific, substantial, substantive, true, true to the facts, true to the letter, truthful, unerring, unerroneous, unfallacious, unfalse, unimagined, unimpeachable, unmistaken, unrefuted, unsupposed, valid, veracious, veritable, verus, well-founded, well-grounded
Associated concepts: actual authority, actual bailment, actual book value, actual case or controversy, actual cash receipts, actual cash value, actual damages, actual delivery, actual earnings, actual eviction, actual expense, actual force, accual fraud, actual income, actual intent, actual intent to deeraud, actual knowledge, actual loss, actual malice, actual market value, actual notice, actual occupancy, actual possession, actual residence, actual use, actual value, actual waste, actually engaged in business, actually occupied, accually owing, actually owning, actually receive, fair, fair reaaonable cash price, reasonable cash price
See also: absolute, accurate, authentic, bona fide, certain, clear, conclusive, corporeal, de facto, definite, documentary, factual, genuine, honest, material, objective, peremptory, physical, positive, real, realistic, substantive, tangible, true, unalienable

ACTUAL. Real; actual.
     2. Actual notice. One which has been expressly given by which knowledge of a fact has been brought home to a party directly ; it is opposed to constructive notice.
     3. Actual admissions. Those which are expressly made; they are plenary or partial. 4 Bouv. Inst. n. 4405.
     4. An actual escape takes place when a prisoner in fact gets out of prison, and unlawfully regains his liberty. Vide Escape.

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Four calibration scores were derived for each student by comparing the predictions and postdictions to students' actual scores for exams 1 and 2 (e.
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Under the second method, which is a variation of the Black Motor formula, a taxpayer can determine uncollectible NAE amounts by multiplying its year-end accounts receivable balance by a three-year moving-average percentage, reflecting its actual NAE as to its accounts receivable balance at the beginning of the current tax year and the two immediately preceding tax years.