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English definition of “true”

true

adjective     /truː/
NOT FALSE A2 based on facts and not imagined : a true story [+ (that)] Is it true that Martin and Sue are getting married ? → Opposite untrueTrue, real, false, and unrealAccurate and exact
REAL [always before noun] B1 real : a true friend true love True, real, false, and unrealReality and truth
come true B1 If a dream or hope comes true, it really happens : I always dreamt of winning money but I never thought it would come true.Succeeding, achieving and fulfilling
be true to sb/sth to be loyal and sincere even in a difficult situation : It's important to be true to your principles .Honesty, openness and sincerityLoyal, faithful and dependable
(Definition of true adjective from the Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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