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real

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1. Philosophy existent or relating to actual existence (as opposed to nonexistent, potential, contingent, or apparent)
2. Economics (of prices, incomes, wages, etc.) considered in terms of purchasing power rather than nominal currency value
3. denoting or relating to immovable property such as land and tenements
4. Physics See image
5. Maths involving or containing real numbers alone; having no imaginary part
6. Music
a. (of the answer in a fugue) preserving the intervals as they appear in the subject
b. denoting a fugue as having such an answer
7. short for real number

real

2
a former small Spanish or Spanish-American silver coin

real

3 the standard monetary unit of Brazil, divided into 100 centavos
2. a former coin of Portugal

real

(1)
Not simulated. Often used as a specific antonym to virtual in any of its jargon senses.

real

(mathematics)
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Average family income in California for the richest 20 percent: $146,070, up $12,020 since the late 1970s when adjusted for inflation.
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And although many educators and public officials have decried dwindling school funding over the past two decades, the new report found that spending for kindergarten through 12th grade, adjusted for inflation, grew 39 percent since the passage of tax-cutting Proposition 13 in 1978.
Although California lost jobs in 2003, the average annual wage for employees in the technology industry increased from $80,800 in 2002 to $84,400 in 2003, adjusted for inflation.
How can last year's wages, after being adjusted for inflation, be barely higher than in 1989 and actually lower than in 1969?
On the other end, however, the benefits are adjusted for inflation.
The notification of this decision represents another step in the process of recovering the VAT refund certificate adjusted for inflation and interest.
Gasoline prices, already at a 28-year low when adjusted for inflation, are likely headed even lower, the California Energy Commission reported.
The effect would build on itself because a lower payment next year would mean a lower starting point when the benefit was adjusted for inflation the following year.
In fact, "A recent study by UCLA professors Santa-Clara and Valkanov notes that since 1927 stock returns adjusted for inflation have averaged five percentage points a year higher under Democratic administrations.
In another compromise, the cost to players of exercising their option to extend the deal through 2001 without a luxury tax would increase by about $5 million to $24 million, and the minimum salary would not be adjusted for inflation in 2000 and 2001 if the option is exercised.

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