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Definition of: literal

(litər·əl) adjective
1. According to the letter or verbal statement; not figurative or metaphorical.
2. Following the exact words or construction: a literal translation.
3. Consisting of or expressed by letters.
4. Matter–of–fact; unimaginative: said of persons.
5. Exact as to fact or detail; not exaggerated. See synonyms under VERBAL. ♦ Homophone: littoral. [<OF <LL literalis, litteralis <littera letter]

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"literal" has the frequency of use of 0.0016% on city-data.com forum

"literal" has the frequency of use of 0.0006% on en.wikipedia.org.

Phrases starting with the letter: A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

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