Authentic - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ɔːˈθentɪk|  American pronunciation of the word authentic
Brit.  |ɔːˈθɛntɪk|  British pronunciation of the word authentic

adjective

- conforming to fact and therefore worthy of belief(syn: reliable)

an authentic account by an eyewitness

- not counterfeit or copied(syn: unquestionable, veritable)

an authentic signature

Examples

We saw authentic examples of ancient Roman sculpture.

Experts have confirmed that the signature on the letter is authentic.

The witness provided an authentic record of what actually took place.

She prepared a very authentic Mexican meal.

The building is an authentic reproduction of a colonial farmhouse.

Actors dressed in authentic costumes re-enact the battle.

an authentic account by an eyewitness

They wanted a guarantee that the document was authentic.

...that is a cheap forgery, not an authentic Ming Dynasty vase...

It's an authentic replica of an ancient Greek urn.

According to Lia, the document seems authentic, though she emphasizes that it contains no specific attack orders ...

There is no proof that the document is authentic.

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