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candidadjective

uk   us   /ˈkæn.dɪd/ approving
honest and ​telling the ​truth, ​especially about something ​difficult or ​painful: The two ​presidents have had candid ​talks about the ​currentcrisis. To be candid with you, I ​think you're making a ​dreadfulmistake.
See also
candidly
adverb uk   us   /-li/
(Definition of candid from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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candidadjective

 us   /ˈkæn·dɪd/
truthful and ​honest: We had a candid ​discussion about her ​poorjobperformance.
(Definition of candid from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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