Translation of genuine in Spanish:

genuine

Pronunciation: /ˈdʒenjuən; ˈdʒenjʊɪn/

adj

  • 1.1 [enthusiasm/interest/amazement] sincero, genuino, verdadero; [inquiry/application] serio she is a very genuine person es muy buena persona genuine callers only, please curiosos abstenerse it was a genuine misunderstanding fue realmente un malentendido
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    • Sorry to a bit all over the place but I am feeling genuine distress and anger at all of this.
    • The meeting is open to all with a genuine interest in having a say in the future of their community.
    • It is a shame that governments do not have the same genuine compassion shown by ordinary citizens.
    1.2 [leather] legítimo, auténtico; [signature/antique] auténtico a genuine Goya un Goya auténtico this caviar is the genuine article este es caviar auténtico or genuino or de verdad my first encounter with a genuine Spanish matador mi primer encuentro con un verdadero torero español
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    • Latham is showing us all that the next election will be a genuine race, a real battle.
    • I want to be able to go over to Brick Lane in the East End to eat a real, genuine London bagel.
    • The Real Madrid boss is one of the genuine enigmas of modern football.

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