authentic authentic  /ə ˈθɛn tɪk/

Definition(s):

  1. (adj) conforming to fact and therefore worthy of belief
  2. (adj) not counterfeit or copied

Usage(s):

  1. A sauce surely can't be authentic if it tastes of a food court and not, say, of your mother's stove.
  2. No matter how much we crave it, authenticity is hard to come by in this country.

News

  1. Can the UFC Tap Into the New York Market?

    June 12 (Bloomberg) -- Authentic Brands Group's Jamie Salter and Horizon Media's Brad Adgate discuss the Ultimate Fighting Championship fight to gain entry into the New York Cit market with Erik Schatzker on Bloomberg Television's "Market Makers."
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Bloomberg

  2. Uniworld Defines Entirely New Level in Luxury River Cruising in 2014

    DELRAY BEACH, FL -- As the leader in luxury river cruising and the world's only authentic boutique cruise line, Uniworld Boutique River Cruises will become the only North American river cruise line to ...
    on June 12, 2013     Source: GlobeNewswire via Yahoo! Finance

  3. Entrepreneur Brings Authentic Mexican Cuisine to Chicago Neighborhood: Garden Grill in Logan Square Celebrates Grand ...

    Latina teacher stumbles upon an entrepreneurial venture of opening an authentic Mexican restaurant in Chicago, Il. (PRWeb June 12, 2013) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2013/6/prweb10823799.htm
    on June 12, 2013     Source: PRWeb

Quotes

  1. "My conservative message of faith, family, and freedom is resonating with the American people. They know it's authentic," Huckabee said in a statement Sunday, jabbing Romney, the former Massachusetts governor who has battled charges of changing...
    on Dec 2, 2007 By: Mike Huckabee Source: International Herald Tribune

  2. "After playing with an authentic leather ball your whole life and going to a composite was very difficult, but after playing with it every day you become used to it," Nash said. "It's going to be another arduous time for us to adjust back."
    on Dec 11, 2006 By: Steve Nash Source: SI.com

  3. "It's the very authentic version of an alcoholic superhero," Smith said. "You will scream laughing, then there's some dramatic turns that just leave your jaw dropping. Huge special effects. It is all things."
    on Apr 21, 2008 By: Will Smith Source: Urbana Daily Citizen

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