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Definition of authentic adjective from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary


/ɔˈθɛntɪk/ authentic pronunciation American
1 known to be real and genuine, and not a copyI don't know if the painting is authentic. antonym inauthentic2 true and accuratean authentic account of life in the desert antonym inauthenticthe authentic voice of inner-city youth3 made to be exactly the same as the originalan authentic model of the ancient townSet sail on an authentic Tall Ship in Boston harbor! authentically
/‑kli/ authentically pronunciation American
adverbauthentically flavored Mexican dishesan authentically constructed Wild West town