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verity

noun uk   /ˈver.ɪ.ti/ us    /-ə.t̬i/ formal
[U] the quality of being true: In the film, he plays a spy whose mission is to confirm the verity of a secret military document. [C] a belief, idea, or principle that is generally accepted as being true: She has spent her life in a search for eternal/scientific/universal verities.
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