See also: véritable

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Etymology edit

From Middle French veritable, from Old French veritable, from Latin veritabilis.

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  • IPA(key): /ˈvɛ.ɹɪ.tə.bl/
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veritable (comparative more veritable, superlative most veritable)

  1. True; genuine.
    He is a veritable genius.
    A fair is a veritable smorgasbord.
    (From Charlotte's Web).
    • 1942, Alfred Gallinek, “Psychogenic Disorders and the Civilization of the Middle Ages”, in The American Journal of Psychiatry, volume 99, number 1, page 47:
      The ideal man of the Middle Ages was free of all fear because he was sure of salvation, certain of eternal bliss. He was the saint, and the saint, not the knight nor the troubadour, is the veritable ideal of the Middle Ages.

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Borrowed from Latin veritābilis.

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veritable m or f (masculine and feminine plural veritables)

  1. real; true; veritable
    Synonyms: vertader, autèntic, real, legítim

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Middle French edit

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From Old French veritable.

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veritable m or f (plural veritables)

  1. true; real; not fake

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  • English: veritable
  • French: véritable

Old French edit

Etymology edit

From Latin veritabilis. See also Catalan veritable.

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veritable m (oblique and nominative feminine singular veritable)

  1. true; real; not fake

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