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authentic

adjective uk   /ɔːˈθen.tɪk/  us   /ɑːˈθen.t̬ɪk/
C1 If something is authentic, it is real, true, or what people say it is: an authentic 1920s dress authentic Italian food He was there and saw what happened, so his is the only authentic account.
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authentically
adverb uk   /-tɪkəl.i/  us   /-t̬ɪkəl.i/
Translations of “authentic”
in Arabic أصْلي…
in Korean 진짜의…
in Malaysian tulen…
in French authentique…
in Turkish hakiki, orijinal, gerçek…
in Italian autentico…
in Chinese (Traditional) 真的, 真正的, 可靠的…
in Russian подлинный…
in Polish autentyczny…
in Vietnamese đích thực…
in Spanish auténtico…
in Portuguese autêntico…
in Thai ของแท้, แท้จริง…
in German authentisch…
in Catalan autèntic…
in Japanese 本物の, 正真正銘の…
in Indonesian asli…
in Chinese (Simplified) 真的, 真正的, 可靠的…
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