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adjective genuine pronunciation in American English /ˈdʒenjuɪn/
  1. 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.
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    1. a.
      used about people
      He is a genuine political refugee who has reason to fear persecution.
    2. b.
      used about objects
      It was undoubtedly a genuine 18th century desk.
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  2. 2
    honest, friendly and sincere
    Greg was a humble, genuine person.

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 genuine pronunciation in American English noun [uncountable]

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