not fake or counterfeit
"a genuine Picasso"; "genuine leather"
genuine, true(a), unfeigned(adj)
not pretended; sincerely felt or expressed
"genuine emotion"; "her interest in people was unfeigned"; "true grief"
actual, genuine, literal, real(adj)
being or reflecting the essential or genuine character of something
"her actual motive"; "a literal solitude like a desert"- G.K.Chesterton; "a genuine dilemma"
Belonging to, or proceeding from the original stock; native; hence, not counterfeit, spurious, false, or adulterated; authentic; real; natural; true; pure.
a genuine text; a genuine production; genuine materials
Origin: From genuinus, from gignere, from genere; see genus; or genu.
belonging to, or proceeding from, the original stock; native; hence, not counterfeit, spurious, false, or adulterated; authentic; real; natural; true; pure; as, a genuine text; a genuine production; genuine materials
Genuine is the debut album of Christian teen pop singer Stacie Orrico, released in 2000 on Forefront Records. Orrico set a record in first week sales for a Christian female debut selling 13,000 copies. The album had six hit singles on Christian charts and radio. The song "Don't Look At Me" was featured on WOW #1s: 31 of the Greatest Christian Music Hits Ever. Videos were shot for the singles "Genuine" and "Everything", however only the video for "Everything" was featured in the deluxe bonus DVD for More to Life: The Best of Stacie Orrico.
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
jen′ū-in, adj. natural, not spurious or adulterated: real: pure: (zool.) conformable to type.—adv. Gen′uinely.—n. Gen′uineness. [L. genuinus—gignĕre, to beget.]
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Spoken Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'genuine' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #3001
Written Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'genuine' in Written Corpus Frequency: #4346
Rank popularity for the word 'genuine' in Adjectives Frequency: #406
Guienne, ingenue, ingénue
The numerical value of genuine in Chaldean Numerology is: 3
The numerical value of genuine in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
We are upgrading all qualified PCs, genuine and non-genuine, to Windows 10.
To the question, 'Are these documents genuine?' Yes they are genuine, and those are the cases about which we have partially reported.
The supreme end of education is expert discernment in all things--the power to tell the good from the bad, the genuine from the counterfeit, and to prefer the good and the genuine to the bad and the counterfeit.
There have been increasing demands for genuine political reforms including genuine participation, a powerful parliament, freedom of assembly, ... freedom of expression, transparency, accountability, and anti-corruption measures.
I think the thing that's so good about when Marco talks about it is it's completely genuine, when he's in town and we have a Sunday morning free, he always wants to go to church and he wants nobody to know about it. It's his time. I think that's why it's resonating: it's genuine and it comes from the heart.
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- حقيقي. صادق. صميمArabic
- genuíCatalan, Valencian
- ægte, originalDanish
- echt, original, genuin, Original-German
- verdadero, legítimo, genuino, auténticoSpanish
- todellinen, aitoFinnish
- math dha-rìribhScottish Gaelic
- מקורי, אמתיHebrew
- valódi, eredetiHungarian
- tulen, asliIndonesian
- īsts, īstensLatvian
- authentiek, echt, origineelDutch
- ekte, genuinNorwegian
- autentyczny, prawdziwyPolish
- legítimo, autêntico, genuínoPortuguese
- подлинный, истинный, настоящийRussian
- äkta, genuinSwedish
- orijinal, gerçek, hakikiTurkish
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