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Actual

A physical, homogenous commodity underlying a contract. Actuals can be traded on the physical market and delivered immediately, or traded on the futures market and delivered at the completion of the contract. As such, actuals have an intrinsic value. Examples include oil, beef, and diamonds.

actual

In commodities, the physical asset (that is, the commodity) as opposed to a futures contract on that asset.
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submit a comprehensive variance analysis explaining the reasons for the variances between the budgeted collections and actual collections for each main tax item for each of the years 2015 to 2018.
Except for Justice Marvic Leonen, all justices accepted there could be actual rebellion in Marawi itself.
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In other words, our analysis was undertaken using common scenarios to determine if the cost of care provided by the mandated NPR model was a close match with the cost of nursing care required, how this compared with the cost of care measured by the CDNMS and, importantly, if the costs approximated or were close to the "actual" for the hospital types.
The operating income for the second quarter ended June 30, 2012 amounted to SR 247 million, compared to the actual operating income of SR 72 million for the same quarter of 2011 representing an increase of 243 percent.
8 billion, actual spending of KD 10.8 billion and real liabilities standing at KD 2.6 billion, Projections for the mentioned period had put projected deficit at approximately KD 6.7 billion, as a result of forecast income of at KD 12.3 billion, approved spending at KD 17.8 billion and projected liabilities at KD 1.2 billion.
We basically take the actual energy usage as shown on actual energy bills and then compare that to the model we use to predict the energy usage.
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Actual and perceived fall risks were then estimated using recognised scoring scales and participants were followed up monthly over a one-year period.
ACTUAL: Unlikely to be funded before 2016 at the earliest and rejected by the Department for Transport (DfT) last month
Results revealed areas of mismatch between students' actual perceptions of the learning environment in each of the three instructional settings.