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Spanish translation of “real”

real

adjective /riəl/
which actually exists They say that there’s a real monster in that cave. not imitation; genuine real leather Is that diamond real? actual He may own the factory, but it’s his manager who is the real boss. great a real surprise/problem. realist noun a person who sees, or claims to see, life as it is, without being affected by emotion etc a political realist. realism noun realistic adjective (negative unrealistic) showing things as they really are a realistic painting. taking a sensible, practical view of life I’d like to think we’d sell five of these a day, but it would be more realistic to say two. realistically adverb reality /riˈӕləti/ noun that which is real and not imaginary It was a relief to get back to reality after hearing the ghost story. the state of being real. (often in plural realities) a fact Death and sorrow are two of the grim realities of human existence. really adverb in fact He looks a fool but he is really very clever. very
realmente, muy
That’s a really nice hat!
real estate (the buying and selling of) land and houses an expensive piece of real estate a real estate agent. for real (especially American) genuine; true He says he’s got a new bike, but I don’t know if that’s for real. in reality really; actually
en realidad, en verdad, la verdad es que
He pretends to be busy, but in reality he has very little to do.
(Definition of real from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)

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