Can be confusedvérité verity
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Contemporary Examples of verite

Historical Examples of verite

  • The Verite was now the least injured of the French battleships.

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

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  • The huge guns on the Britain swung round, and a tempest of shells swept the Verite from end to end.

British Dictionary definitions for verite


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

Word Origin for vérité

French, literally: truth
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