Definition of 'candid'
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It was a brutal, candid assessment of our top-flight football. The Sun (2017)She has always been candid and honest. Times, Sunday Times (2015)His candid account is an indictment of our system of justice. Times, Sunday Times (2008)How about getting candid for the camera? Times, Sunday Times (2006)There will also be a candid interview and some guest appearances. Times, Sunday Times (2013)He has always been candid about his reasons for joining the army. Times, Sunday Times (2009)But official records are not always candid. A Conceptual View of Human Resource Management: Strategic Objectives, Environments, FunctionsBut in a candid interview he says that he has often felt deeply vulnerable during his years on the political front line. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Instead, he gave a candid assessment of the team performance. Times, Sunday Times (2009)While there, he gave a candid interview. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Last night the target of the candid camera star's most renowned stunt spoke of her sadness at his passing. The Sun (2008)It was a candid assessment and a reflection of how you feel when a year's effort is derailed by injury. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Had Blick found such candid friends! Times, Sunday Times (2011)How should a potential candid friend counsel a Prime Minister who is his own worst enemy? Times, Sunday Times (2007)It was another candid assessment from a driver who divides opinion like no other in Formula One. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Should a Chancellor of the Exchequer always be candid about economic prospects? Times, Sunday Times (2008)But now it's her turn in the spotlight - and she is ready to be as candid as her photographs. Times, Sunday Times (2008)It is not a worthy ambition to be a candid friend, for reasons that are well documented in English letters. Times, Sunday Times (2010)On the first three Sundays, he asked worshipers to take a few moments to sit for a candid photo in the church foyer. Christianity Today (2000)
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Translations for 'candid'
British English: candid ADJECTIVE
When you are candid about something or with someone, you speak honestly.
She is candid about the problems she is having at work.
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