- по существу, практически
1. President Clinton announced Friday a ten-уear extension of the current moratorium on oil drilling off virtually all American ocean coastlines (New York Times).
2. Some get paid virtually nothing — once the cost of housing and food has been deducted (New York Times).
The English annotation is below. (English-Russian). 2003.
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virtually — adverb 1. in essence or effect but not in fact (Freq. 4) the strike virtually paralyzed the city I m virtually broke • Derived from adjective: ↑virtual 2. (of actions or states) slightly short of or not quite accomplished; all but (Freq. 4) … Useful english dictionary