how to pronounce authentic


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authentic is pronounced in three syllables

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An example use of authentic in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… it is because it's authentic and I think …”

meanings of authentic


  1. Authoritative.
  2. Conforming to reality and therefore worthy of trust, reliance, or belief.
  3. Of the same origin as claimed; genuine.
  4. Having the final as the lowest note of the mode.

authentic frequency in english - B2 level of CEFR

the word authentic occurs in english on average 17.1 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for B2 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics authentic can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that authentic can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

2) people, society, and culture;

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