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true

adjective [before noun] (HAVING NECESSARY QUALITIES)    /truː/
having all the characteristics necessary to be accurately described as something: Only true deer have antlers.formal It was said that the portrait was a very true likeness of her (= looked very much like her). In true Hollywood style (= in a way that is typical of Hollywood), she's had four marriages and three facelifts.True, real, false, and unreal
(Definition of true adjective (HAVING NECESSARY QUALITIES) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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