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real

adjective /riəl/
which actually exists
de verdad, verdadero
They say that there’s a real monster in that cave.
not imitation; genuine
verdadero, auténtico
real leather Is that diamond real?
actual
verdadero
He may own the factory, but it’s his manager who is the real boss.
great
verdadero
a real surprise/problem.
realist noun a person who sees, or claims to see, life as it is, without being affected by emotion etc
realista
a political realist.
realism noun
realismo
The film is notable for the realism of its special effects.
realistic adjective (opposite unrealistic) showing things as they really are
realista
a realistic painting.
taking a sensible, practical view of life
realista
I’d like to think we’d sell five of these a day, but it would be more realistic to say two.
realistically adverb
de forma realista
Realistically, I don’t think we can afford to rent such a large apartment.
reality /riˈӕləti/ noun that which is real and not imaginary
realidad
It was a relief to get back to reality after hearing the ghost story.
the state of being real.
realidad
(often in plural realities) a fact
realidad
Death and sorrow are two of the grim realities of human existence.
really adverb in fact
en realidad
He looks a fool but he is really very clever.
very
realmente, muy
That’s a really nice hat!
real estate noun (especailly American) the buying and selling of) land and houses
inmobiliaria
an expensive piece of real estate (also adjective) a real estate agent.
for real (especially American) genuine; true
verdad
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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