genuine

  • 1 Genuine — may refer to:In music: * Genuine (Stacie Orrico album), the debut album of Christian teen pop singer * genuine (Fayray album), an album by J pop singer Fayray *Ginuwine, an American R B singer * Genuine , a single by Canadian singer songwriter… …

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  • 2 Genuine — (2000) Álbum de Stacie Orrico Publicación 29 de agosto de 2000 Grabación 2000 Género(s) Pop Cristiano Duración …

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  • 3 genuine — gen u*ine, a. [L. genuinus, fr. genere, gignere, to beget, in pass., to be born: cf. F. g[ e]nuine. See {Gender}.] Belonging to, or proceeding from, the original stock; native; hence, not counterfeit, spurious, false, or adulterated; authentic;… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 4 genuine — gen·u·ine adj: actually having the reputed or apparent qualities or character; specif: free of forgery or counterfeiting see also genuine issue at issue gen·u·ine·ly adv gen·u·ine·ness n Merriam …

    Law dictionary

  • 5 génuine — ⇒GÉNUINE, adj. Rare. Véritable, exact. La recherche d archétypes symboliques, de pensées génuines que traditions et coutumes déformèrent et qui nous révéleraient l esprit véritable des primitifs (Philos., Relig., 1957, p. 405). Prononc. : [ ].… …

    Encyclopédie Universelle

  • 6 genuine — [adj1] authentic, real 24 carat*, absolute, accurate, actual, authenticated, bona fide, carat*, certain, certified, demonstrable, exact, existent, factual, for real*, good, hard, honest, honest to goodness*, indubitable, in the flesh*, kosher*,… …

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  • 7 Genuīne — Genuīne, Münze, so v.w. Genovina …

    Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • 8 genuine — 1590s, natural, not acquired, from L. genuinus native, natural, from root of gignere beget (see GENUS (Cf. genus)), perhaps influenced in form by contrasting adulterinus spurious. [Alternative etymology is from L. genu knee, from a supposed… …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 9 genuine — *authentic, bona fide, veritable Analogous words: true, *real, actual: unadulterated, unsophisticated (see affirmative verbs at ADULTERATE): *pure, sheer, absolute: *sincere, unfeigned Antonyms: counterfeit: fraudulent Contrasted words: simulated …

    New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • 10 genuine — ► ADJECTIVE 1) truly what it is said to be; authentic. 2) sincere; honest. DERIVATIVES genuinely adverb genuineness noun. ORIGIN Latin genuinus, from genu knee (with reference to the ancient Roman custom of a father acknowledging paternity of a… …

    English terms dictionary

  • 11 genuine — [jen′yo͞o in] adj. [L genuinus, orig., inborn, native, hence authentic < base of gignere, to be born: see GENUS] 1. of the original stock; purebred 2. really being what it is said to be or coming from the alleged source or origin; not… …

    English World dictionary

  • 12 genuine — gen|u|ine W3S3 [ˈdʒenjuın] adj [Date: 1500 1600; : Latin; Origin: genuinus born, genuine ] 1.) a genuine feeling, desire etc is one that you really feel, not one you pretend to feel = ↑sincere genuine interest/concern/desire etc ▪ The reforms are …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 13 Genuine — Filmdaten Originaltitel Genuine Produktionsland Deutschland …

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  • 14 genuine — 01. I thought I was buying a [genuine] native Indian carving, but discovered later that it was machine made. 02. The interior of the car is covered in [genuine] leather. 03. I think Margaret was [genuinely] upset that you didn t phone her last… …

    Grammatical examples in English

  • 15 Genuine — Cette page d’homonymie répertorie les différents sujets et articles partageant un même nom. Sur les autres projets Wikimedia : « Genuine », sur le Wiktionnaire (dictionnaire universel) Genuine est un mot anglais (adjectif) dont le… …

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  • 16 genuine — [[t]ʤe̱njuɪn[/t]] ♦♦♦ 1) ADJ: usu ADJ n Genuine is used to describe people and things that are exactly what they appear to be, and are not false or an imitation. There was a risk of genuine refugees being returned to Vietnam. ...genuine leather …

    English dictionary

  • 17 genuine — / dZenjuin/ adjective 1 a genuine feeling, desire etc is one that you really feel, not one you pretend to feel in order to deceive people; sincere: The reforms are motivated by a genuine concern for the disabled. 2 something genuine really is… …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 18 genuine */*/ — UK [ˈdʒenjuɪn] / US adjective 1) real, rather than pretended or false Morley looked at her with genuine concern. We are doing everything we can to help people to work towards genuine democracy. It was a genuine mistake and we ought to forgive him …

    English dictionary

  • 19 genuine — genuinely, adv. genuineness, n. /jen yooh in/, adj. 1. possessing the claimed or attributed character, quality, or origin; not counterfeit; authentic; real: genuine sympathy; a genuine antique. 2. properly so called: a genuine case of smallpox. 3 …

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  • 20 genuine — gen|u|ine [ dʒenjuın ] adjective ** 1. ) real, rather than pretended or false: Morley looked at her with genuine concern. We are doing everything we can to help people to work towards genuine democracy. It was a genuine mistake and we ought to… …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English