[ vey-ree-tey ]

  1. truth; truthfulness.

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How to use vérité in a sentence

  • The others of this series are entitled Travail, Verite and Justice, the latter projected but not begun.

    A Love Episode | Emile Zola
  • Elles sont la verite coupes par une petite valle l'extrmit du pied du Brezon, mais elles recommencent au de l de cette coupure.

  • It results occasionally in a certain shortcoming as regards verite vraie, absolute artistic truth to nature.

    The Human Comedy | Honore de Balzac

British Dictionary definitions for vérité


/ (ˈveɪriːˌteɪ, French verite) /

  1. involving a high degree of realism or naturalism: a vérité look at David Bowie See also cinéma vérité

Origin of vérité

French, literally: truth

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