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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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New Hampshire's gas tax revenue, adjusted for inflation, has been cut in half.
Land values in the Makati CBD were slightly above their 1997 levels in nominal terms, the BSP said, but added that prices were only about 45.9 percent of their 1997 levels when adjusted for inflation. Meanwhile, land values in the Ortigas Center were about 82.8 percent of their 1997 level in nominal terms and 36.4 percent in real terms.
When adjusted for inflation, that amount is more like $304,480, according the U.S.
Gross domestic product, adjusted for inflation, is now forecast to expand 4.8 percent in 2013, instead of the 4.5 percent which authorities predicted in June this year, the General Secretariat for Development Planning said.
Overall, the value of vegetable production adjusted for inflation was 10% lower in 2010 than in 1992, primarily due to lower prices and increased imports.
Real income -- income adjusted for inflation -- has been growing too slowly to sustain healthy increases in consumer spending.
Adjusted for inflation, giving increased 4.8 percent.
When adjusted for inflation, fares in the second quarter of 2011 "reached USD250 in 1995 dollars, but are still 17% lower than the adjusted second-quarter average of 1999," an article says.
But prices rose 0.3 per cent, leaving spending up just 0.1 per cent and incomes stagnant when adjusted for inflation.
Scaryand yet, for Jews, maybe something of a boon, at least adjusted for inflation. According to one blogger, three particularly hard-hit prices are those of bananas (up 21 percent); bacon (17 percent); and beer (barley prices are up 50 percent).
The annual premium for a family health plan sponsored by an employer cost about 54 percent more in 2009 than it did in 2000--$13,027 and $8,437 (adjusted for inflation), respectively--according to the latest News and Numbers from the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ).

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