Meaning of REAL in English
~ 1 [ ri:l ]
1》 actually existing or occurring in fact; not imagined or supposed.
↘ Philosophy relating to something as it is, not merely as it may be described or distinguished.
2》 not artificial or made in imitation of something; genuine.
↘rightly so called; proper: he's my idea of a ~ man.
3》 significant; serious: a ~ danger.
4》 adjusted for changes in the value of money; assessed by purchasing power.
5》 Mathematics (of a number or quantity) having no imaginary participle
6》 Optics (of an image) such that the light that forms it actually passes through it; not virtual.
■ adverb informal, chiefly N. Amer. ~ly; very.
for ~ informal used to emphasize that something is genuine or serious.
ME (as a legal term meaning 'relating to things, especially ~ property'): from Anglo-Norman Fr., from late L. ~is , from L. res 'thing'.
~ 2 [ reɪ'α:l ]
1》 the basic monetary unit of Brazil since 1994, equal to 100 centavos.
2》 a former coin and monetary unit of various Spanish-speaking countries.
Sp. and Port., lit. 'royal' (adjective used asnoun).
Concise Oxford English vocab. Сжатый оксфордский словарь английского языка. 2004