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[ trooth ]
/ truθ /
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noun, plural truths [troothz, trooths]. /truðz, truθs/.

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Idioms for truth

    in truth, in reality; in fact; actually: In truth, moral decay hastened the decline of the Roman Empire.

Origin of truth

First recorded before 900; Middle English treuthe, Old English trēowth (cognate with Old Norse tryggth “faith”); see true, -th1
See truism.
truthless, adjectivetruth·less·ness, nounmis·truth, nounnon·truth, noun
truism, truth (see confusables note at truism)

Definition for truth (2 of 2)

Truth
[ trooth ]
/ truθ /

noun

So·journ·er [soh-jur-ner, soh-jur-ner], /ˈsoʊ dʒɜr nər, soʊˈdʒɜr nər/, Isabella Van Wagener, 1797?–1883, U.S. abolitionist, orator, and women's-rights advocate, born into slavery.
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British Dictionary definitions for truth

truth
/ (truːθ) /

noun

Related adjectives: veritable, veracious
truthless, adjective
Old English triewth; related to Old High German gitriuwida fidelity, Old Norse tryggr true
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Idioms and Phrases with truth

truth

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