Definition of “candid” - English Dictionary

“candid” in British English

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candidadjective

uk /ˈkæn.dɪd/ us /ˈkæn.dɪd/ approving

honest and telling the truth, especially about something difficult or painful:

The two presidents have had candid talks about the current crisis.
To be candid with you, I think you're making a dreadful mistake.
See also
candidly
adverb uk /ˈkæn.dɪd.li/ us /ˈkæn.dɪd.li/

(Definition of “candid” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

“candid” in American English

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candidadjective

us /ˈkæn·dɪd/

truthful and honest:

We had a candid discussion about her poor job performance.

(Definition of “candid” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)