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1real/ˈriːjəl/adjective
1real
/ˈriːjəl/
adjective
Learner's definition of REAL  
: actually existing or happening: not imaginary
: not fake, false, or artificial
: important and deserving to be regarded or treated in a serious way
always used before a noun — used for emphasis
: strong and sincere
always used before a nounfinance : measured by what money can actually buy at a particular time

for real

informal
: true and genuine
US 
: honest and serious
   b : genuinely good, skillful, etc.
: seriously or truly

get real

informal
: to start to think in a serious or reasonable way: to stop having foolish ideas, hopes, etc.

keep it real

informal
: to talk and behave in an honest and serious way that shows who you really are

the real deal

— see 3deal

the real McCoy

— see mccoy

the real thing

— see thing

— realness

noun,[noncount]
2real/ˈriːjəl/adverb
2real
/ˈriːjəl/
adverb
Learner's definition of REAL  
chiefly US, informal
: very or really
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