actual · adjective always before noun /ˈæk.tʃu.əl/Full view
B2 real, not guessed or imagined
Dictionary examples:

We estimated about 300 visitors, but the actual number was much higher.

The exams are in July, but the actual results aren't available until September.

Learner example:

In my opinion, Burgers' Bush, Safari & Zoo in Arnhem has found the perfect solution. The actual zoo is rather small but each animal has a lot of space for running or wandering around. (First Certificate in English; B2; Dutch)

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