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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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5% in real terms in the fourth quarter of 2017 compared with the third quarter of 2017.
18% to overall GDP in real terms, lower than the third quarter of 2017 which stood at 29.
9bn in our police system, an increase of more than PS475m from 2015, and this Government has protected overall police spending in real terms since the 2015 Spending Review.
The report shows that in 2016 the net expenditure of an Iranian household in real terms gained 2% over the previous year.
It found that wages in the West Midlands fell in real terms by 0.
For the Philippines, the projected rise in real terms next year is 3.
Business Secretary Greg Clark said: "This will make a real difference to hard-working people up and down the country and means for the vast majority of workers, the national minimum wage is at its highest level in real terms.
AVERAGE pay (median) in the North West is still worth PS2,468 less in real terms than it was in 2008 - a shortfall of PS47 a week - according to new analysis published by the TUC.
Compared with the previous year, turnover in retail trade in the first seven months of 2015 in real terms was 2.
The volume of trade in the markets and individual entrepreneurs in real terms increased by 7.
4% in real terms in 2013, the Statistical Service said on Tuesday in a first estimate.