The original family who had begun to build a palace to rival Nonesuch had died out before they had put up little more than the gateway, so that the actual structure which had come down to posterity retained the secret magic of a promise rather than the overpowering splendour of a great architectural achievement.
The yawning gap in neuroscientists’ understanding of their topic is in the intermediate scale of the brain’s anatomy. Science has a passable knowledge of how individual nerve cells, known as neurons, work. It also knows which visible lobes and ganglia of the brain do what. But how the neurons are organised in these lobes and ganglia remains obscure. Yet this is the level of organisation that does the actual thinking—and is, presumably, the seat of consciousness.
Used in the Middle of Sentence
It makes sure that the field name argument is not empty, and that the field specified there is an actual existing field in the class which declares the method decorated with this attribute.
My friend Lizzie, who is an actual poet, is a terrific, prolific updater.
For the actual study the field team in the high school was cosupervised by Reed Larson.
Used in the Beginning of Sentence
Actual possession of land gives a good title against a stranger having no title.
Meaning of actual for the defined word.
Grammatically, this word "actual" is an adjective, more specifically, an uncomparable adjective. It's also a noun, more specifically, a countable noun.