genuine
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genuine(
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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (sincere)
a. genuino
My ex-husband's surprise was genuine. He really didn't know I had married again.La sorpresa de mi ex fue genuina: realmente no sabía que me había vuelto a casar.
b. sincero
We are looking for people with a genuine desire to help others.Buscamos personas que tengan un deseo sincero de ayudar a los demás.
c. verdadero
We want to leave the old system behind, and have a genuine democracy with people's participation.Queremos dejar atrás el viejo sistema y tener una verdadera democracia con participación cuidadana.
d. serio
I'm looking for a genuine buyer, not a time-waster.Busco un comprador serio, no un curioso que me haga perder el tiempo.
2. (authentic)
a. auténtico
It was confirmed that the painting was a genuine Goya.Se confirmó que el cuadro era un Goya auténtico.
b. legítimo
The coin was dated, and proved to be genuine.Dataron la moneda y resultó ser legítima.
c. genuino
Repairs will be carried out using genuine Volkswagen parts.Las reparaciones se efectuarán con piezas de Volkswagen genuinas.
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genuine
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (authentic; manuscript, painting)
a. genuino(a), auténtico(a)
2. (sincere)
a. sincero(a)
a genuine mistakeun error no intencionado
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genuine [ˈdʒenjʊɪn]
adjective
1 (authentic) [+picture, antique] auténtico; [+claim, refugee] verdadero
it is a genuine Renoir es un Renoir auténtico; a genuine leather sofa un sofá de cuero legítimo or auténtico
There was a risk of genuine refugees being returned to Vietnam their claim to be descendants of King Arthur appears to be genuine
this is no cheap imitation, it's the genuine article esto no es una imitación barata, es genuino or auténtico; this dancer is the genuine article esta es una bailarina de verdad
2 (sincere) [+concern, disbelief, interest, enthusiasm] verdadero; sincero; [+love] verdadero; de verdad; [+commitment, difficulty] verdadero; auténtico; [+offer, buyer] serio
it was a genuine mistake fue realmente un error; if this offer is genuine I will gladly accept it si esta oferta va en serio or es seria la aceptaré con mucho gusto; she is very genuine and caring es noble y bondadosa
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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