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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 untruth True, real, false, and unrealPhilosophy
Translations of “truth”
in Spanish verdad…
in Vietnamese sự thật, những điều có thật…
in Thai ความจริง, ข้อเท็จจริง…
in Malaysian kebenaran…
in French vérité…
in German die Wahrheit…
in Indonesian kebenaran, kenyataan…
in Chinese (Simplified) 真实性, 真理, 原理…
in Russian правда, истина…
in Chinese (Traditional) 真實性, 真理, 原理…
in Turkish gerçeklik, doğruluk, gerçek…
in Polish prawda…
(Definition of truth from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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