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authentic

adjective uk   /ɔːˈθen.tɪk/ us    /ɑːˈθen.t̬ɪk/
C1 If something is authentic, it is real, true, or what people say it is: an authentic 1920s dress authentic Italian food He was there and saw what happened, so his is the only authentic account.
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authentically
adverb uk   /-tɪkəl.i/ us    /-t̬ɪkəl.i/
Translations of “authentic”
in Korean 진짜의…
in Arabic أصْلي…
in French authentique…
in Turkish hakiki, orijinal, gerçek…
in Italian autentico…
in Chinese (Traditional) 真的, 真正的, 可靠的…
in Russian подлинный…
in Polish autentyczny…
in Spanish auténtico…
in Portuguese autêntico…
in German authentisch…
in Catalan autèntic…
in Japanese 本物の, 正真正銘の…
in Chinese (Simplified) 真的, 真正的, 可靠的…
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