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virtually is pronounced in four syllables

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An example use of virtually in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… millisecond allowing for virtually lag …”

meanings of virtually


  1. Of a covering space of finite index.
  2. Without exaggeration.
  3. Of a substructure of finite index.
  4. In essence, but not in fact.
  5. Almost but not quite.

virtually frequency in english - B2 level of CEFR

the word virtually occurs in english on average 17.5 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for B2 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics virtually can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that virtually can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

2) education, science, and technology;

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