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vir·tu·al·ly

 (vûr′cho͞o-ə-lē)
adv.
1. In fact or to all purposes; practically: The city was virtually paralyzed by the transit strike.
2. Almost but not quite; nearly: "Virtually everyone gets a headache now and then" (People).

virtually

(ˈvɜːtʃʊəlɪ)
adv
in effect though not in fact; practically; nearly

vir•tu•al•ly

(ˈvɜr tʃu ə li)

adv.
for the most part; almost wholly; just about.
[1400–50]
usage: See literally.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adv.1.virtually - in essence or effect but not in fact; "the strike virtually paralyzed the city"; "I'm virtually broke"
2.virtually - (of actions or states) slightly short of or not quite accomplished; all but; "the job is (just) about done"; "the baby was almost asleep when the alarm sounded"; "we're almost finished"; "the car all but ran her down"; "he nearly fainted"; "talked for nigh onto 2 hours"; "the recording is well-nigh perfect"; "virtually all the parties signed the contract"; "I was near exhausted by the run"; "most everyone agrees"

virtually

Translations
فِعْلِيّا
prakticky
mere eller mindre
eiginlega; òví sem næst
faktiskiīstenībā
skorajtako rekoč

virtually

[ˈveːtjʊəlɪ] ADVprácticamente
it is virtually impossible to do anythinges prácticamente imposible hacer nada
it virtually destroyed the buildingdestruyó prácticamente el edificio
I've virtually finished the workcasi he terminado el trabajo
he started with virtually nothingempezó prácticamente or casi sin nada

virtually

[ˈvɜːruəli] adv (= almost) → pratiquement
virtually all → pratiquement tout(e)
it is virtually impossible → c'est virtuellement impossiblevirtual memory nmémoire f virtuellevirtual reality
modif [software, helmet, headset, technology, game] → de réalité virtuellevirtual storage nmémoire f virtuelle

virtually

adv
praktisch; blind, lost alsofast, nahezu, mehr oder weniger; yes, virtuallyja, fast, ja so gut wie; he is virtually the bosser ist praktisch or quasi der Chef; to be virtually certainsich (dat)so gut wie sicher sein
(Comput) → virtuell

virtually

[ˈvɜːtjʊəlɪ] adv (in effect) → di fatto; (to all intents and purposes) → praticamente
she virtually runs the business → di fatto è lei che gestisce l'azienda
it is virtually impossible to do anything → è praticamente impossibile fare qualcosa

virtually

(ˈvəːtʃuəli) adverb
more or less, though not strictly speaking; in effect. He was virtually penniless.
References in classic literature ?
The great works undertaken by the Gun Club had now virtually come to an end; and two months still remained before the day for the discharge of the shot to the moon.
Your father was a younger son born of extravagant parents, virtually penniless and without the least capacity for earning money.
Virtually, the whole of this immense region is a plain.
He would ride to Houndsley with Bambridge and with Horrock "the vet," and without asking them anything expressly, he should virtually get the benefit of their opinion.
She was her father's chief clerk, and virtually managed his Black Hawk office during his frequent absences.
Miranda and Jane had virtually washed their hands of Aurelia when she married Lorenzo de Medici Randall.
And, to cap the climax of their base ingratitude and fiendish barbarity, my grandmother, who was now very old, having outlived my old master and all his children, having seen the beginning and end of all of them, and her present owners finding she was of but little value, her frame already racked with the pains of old age, and complete helplessness fast stealing over her once active limbs, they took her to the woods, built her a little hut, put up a little mud-chimney, and then made her welcome to the privilege of support- ing herself there in perfect loneliness; thus virtually turning her out to die
The loss of life and estate would often be virtually included in a sentence which, in its terms, imported nothing more than dismission from a present, and disqualification for a future, office.
My captor, whose name was Tars Tarkas, was virtually the vice-chieftain of the community, and a man of great ability as a statesman and warrior.
Hunt, that he considered the property virtually given away.
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.
England and Wales) we need only make brief mention, since it produced virtually no effect on English literature.