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English adverb: literally

1. literally in a literal sense

SamplesLiterally translated.
He said so literally.


2. literally (intensifier before a figurative expression) without exaggeration

SamplesOur eyes were literally pinned to TV during the Gulf War.

Domain usageintensifier, intensive

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