autêntico

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EtymologyEdit

From Medieval Latin authenticus, from Ancient Greek αὐθεντικός (authentikós, original, genuine, principal), from αὐθέντης (authéntēs, one acting by his own authority, perpetrator, ruler), from αὐτός (autós, self).

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AdjectiveEdit

autêntico m (feminine singular autêntica, masculine plural autênticos, feminine plural autênticas, comparable)

  1. authentic; legitimate; genuine
    Synonyms: see Thesaurus:autêntico
    Antonyms: apócrifo, falso, inverídico

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