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English definition of “verity”

verity

noun     /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.Reality and truth [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.Reality and truth
(Definition of verity noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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