Etymology
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virtually (adv.)

early 15c., "as far as essential qualities or facts are concerned;" from virtual + -ly (2). Sense of "in effect, as good as" is recorded from c. 1600.

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Definitions of virtually

virtually (adv.)
in essence or effect but not in fact;
the strike virtually paralyzed the city
I'm virtually broke
virtually (adv.)
(of actions or states) slightly short of or not quite accomplished; all but;
virtually all the parties signed the contract
Synonyms: about / almost / most / nearly / near / nigh / well-nigh
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