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English definition of “genuine”


adjective    /ˈdʒen·ju·ən/
being what something or someone appears or claims to be; real, not false: genuine leather a genuine masterpiece She showed genuine (= sincere) sorrow at the news. genuineness    /ˈdʒen·ju·ən·nəs/ noun [U] No one doubts the genuineness of your concern.
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