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true-life Syllabification: true-life

Entry from US English dictionary

Definition of true-life in English:

adjective

True to life; realistic: a story adapted from the true-life confessions of a Bayonne Mafioso
More example sentences
  • Whichever situation is represented here, the painting seems like a snapshot of lion behavior, a realistic representation of a true-life event the painter witnessed firsthand.
  • We highly recommend this gorgeous, briskly-told picture, which avoids all the usual conventions of the true-life disaster tale.
  • Create a family map, design a crest, learn the true-life adventures of your ancestors and use their memories to make new ones.

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