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English definition of “true”

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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