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American English: /truθ/
British English: /truːθ/

Translation of truth in Spanish:

noun plural truthsPronunciation: /truːðz/

  • 1 uncountable (quality, condition)
    (of account, story) veracidad (feminine)
    is there any truth in the story?
    ¿hay algo de verdad en esa historia?
    there is some truth in what he says
    hay parte de verdad en lo que dice
    I doubt the truth of his statement
    dudo de la veracidad de su declaración
    his theory may not be so far from the truth
    puede que su teoría no ande muy desencaminada
    the truth is that …
    la verdad es que …
    tell me the truth to tell (you) the truth, I don't know
    si quieres que te diga la verdad, no lo sé
    truth to tell, I've never been there if (the) truth be known/told, he just isn't interested
    la verdad es que no le interesa
    the truth, the whole truth and nothing but the truth (British)
    la verdad, toda la verdad y nada más que la verdad
    in truth, it must be said that … [formal]
    hay que reconocer que …
    (the) truth will out
    las mentiras tienen las patas cortas
    se pilla antes al mentiroso que al cojo
    Example sentences
    • Big business acts on a different scale of honesty, morality and truth to we mere mortals.
    • It will say that truth and honesty were the basic disciplines of scientists such as Jones.
    • My research showed that this stereotype once had some truth but is now no longer true.
  • 2 countable (fact) I could tell you a few truths about …
    te podría decir unas cuantas verdades acerca de …
    see alsohome truth
    Example sentences
    • One of the great accepted truths which shapes our existence is the fact that nothing lasts forever.
    • You face truths and facts in personal and professional situations to gain clarity.
    • We western liberals take it as an article of faith that facts and truths trump everything.
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