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genuine adj

: actually having the reputed or apparent qualities or character
: free of forgery or counterfeiting see also genuine issue at issue
gen·u·ine·ly adv

gen·u·ine·ness n

Source: Merriam-Webster's Dictionary of Law ©1996. Merriam-Webster, Incorporated. Published under license with Merriam-Webster, Incorporated.