UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈdʒɛnjuɪn/

US:USA pronuncation: IPAUSA pronuncation: IPA/ˈdʒɛnyuɪn or, sometimes, -ˌaɪn/

US:USA pronunciation: respellingUSA pronunciation: respelling( jenyo̅o̅ in)

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Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
  1. a genuine [painting, antique, Picasso]
  2. genuine [diamond, silk, gold, leather]
  3. a genuine [claim, stake, threat]
  4. a genuine [source, story, article, quote]
  5. a genuine [desire, commitment, effort, attempt] (to)
  6. showed a genuine interest (in)
  7. a genuine [need, opportunity, chance] for
  8. a genuine case of [smallpox, measles, ebola]
  9. a genuine [person, man, woman, child]
  10. is very (kind and) genuine
  11. [decide, investigate, establish, ascertain] whether the [claim] is genuine
  12. can tell (if) her smile is genuine
  13. [considered, thought, said, rumored] to be genuine
  14. is as genuine as it gets
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