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French translation of 'genuine'

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[ˈdʒɛnjuɪn ]
1.  (real)
[work of art] authentique
[jewels, material] véritable
These are genuine diamonds. Ce sont de véritables diamants.
[affection, concern, interest] sincère
2.  [claim, claimant, refugee] de bonne foi
3.  [person, emotion] sincère
She’s a very genuine person. C’est quelqu’un de très sincère.

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Example Sentences Including 'genuine'

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And the winning ingredients are genuine emotion and tunes to die for.
The Sun (2009)
Both works were full of genuine emotion.
Times, Sunday Times (2012)
Early in the film, he seems so caring and genuine.
Times, Sunday Times (2013)
Jupiter's gift to you is a love based on fun and genuine caring.
The Sun (2011)
This interest must be genuine and sincere.
Times, Sunday Times (2015)
You do some deep thinking about relationships and know who has warm and genuine love to offer.
The Sun (2009)
You have to accept very genuine reactions from people who lead really hard lives.
Times, Sunday Times (2010)
He is a guy who is honest and genuine.
The Sun (2010)
It is the club's one genuine claim to fame.
Times, Sunday Times (2013)
There were genuine concerns about his making a full recovery.
Times, Sunday Times (2015)
This is about genuine love of the game and your home town.
The Sun (2012)
You only find out when you work with them and he is a genuine and honest player.
The Sun (2010)
They all offer genuine friendliness and great family facilities.
Times, Sunday Times (2006)
Women tell each other genuine things about their actual lives.
Times, Sunday Times (2014)
He was a genuine and sincere person.
The Sun (2010)
None of the handful of genuine passengers submitted claims.
Times, Sunday Times (2013)
The real test for genuine belief is not what people say, but what they do.
Times, Sunday Times (2008)
The way you blend personal ambitions with a sense of caring spells genuine progress.
The Sun (2012)
There are reports of systems that can outperform human beings in distinguishing between fake and genuine smiles.
Times, Sunday Times (2015)
This is a real and genuine entrepreneurial opportunity for the winner.
Times, Sunday Times (2006)
This makes it easier to recognise genuine people and not be fooled by charming but unreliable ones.
The Sun (2008)
Why settle for the real thing when you can queue for a genuine fake?
Times, Sunday Times (2007)
The reality for innocent parties with genuine claims is very different.
Times, Sunday Times (2012)
To be authentic is to be genuine.
Christianity Today (2000)

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'genuine' in Other Languages

British English: genuine /ˈdʒɛnjʊɪn/ ADJECTIVE
Something that is genuine is real and exactly what it appears to be.
...genuine leather.
  • American English: genuine
  • Arabic: أَصْلِيّ
  • Brazilian Portuguese: genuíno
  • Chinese: 真实的
  • Croatian: nepatvoren
  • Czech: pravý nefalšovaný
  • Danish: ægte
  • Dutch: echt
  • European Spanish: genuino
  • Finnish: aito
  • French: authentique
  • German: echt
  • Greek: γνήσιος
  • Italian: genuino
  • Japanese: 本物の
  • Korean: 진짜의
  • Norwegian: autentisk
  • Polish: prawdziwy
  • European Portuguese: genuíno
  • Romanian: autentic
  • Russian: настоящий
  • Spanish: genuino
  • Swedish: äkta
  • Thai: จริง
  • Turkish: gerçek mücevher
  • Ukrainian: справжній
  • Vietnamese: thực


Translation of genuine from the Collins English to French
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