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adverb American English pronunciation: realistically /ˌriəˈlɪstɪkli/
  1. 1
    in a way that seems real or is like real life

    Visitors can realistically experience life at sea.

  2. 2
    in a way that shows you have accepted a situation as it really is, not as you would like it to be

    You can't realistically expect people to pay such a high price.

    1. a.
      used for saying what is likely in a situation

      Realistically, only around 20 people will attend these classes.

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