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truth

noun
 
 
/truːθ/ (plural truths /truːðz/)
the truth B1 the real facts about a situation: Do you think he was telling the truth? I don't think we'll ever know the truth about what really happened.True, real, false, and unrealPhilosophy
BEING TRUE [U] B2 the quality of being true: There may be some truth in their claim.True, real, false, and unrealPhilosophy
TRUE FACT [C] a fact or idea that people accept is true: moral/religious truths → Opposite untruthTrue, real, false, and unrealPhilosophy
(Definition of truth from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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