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Authentic vs. Traditional

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  • Authentic (adjective)

    Of the same origin as claimed; genuine.

    "The experts confirmed it was an authentic signature."

  • Authentic (adjective)

    Conforming to reality and therefore worthy of trust, reliance, or belief.

    "The report was completely authentic."

    "an authentic writer; an authentic portrait; authentic information"

  • Authentic (adjective)

    Having the final as the lowest note of the mode.

  • Authentic (adjective)

    authoritative

  • Traditional (adjective)

    Of, relating to, or derived from tradition.

    "This dance is one of the traditional customs in the area."

    "I think her traditional values are antiquated."

  • Traditional (adjective)

    Communicated from ancestors to descendants by word only.

    "traditional expositions of the Scriptures."

  • Traditional (adjective)

    Observant of tradition; attached to old customs; old-fashioned.

  • Traditional (adjective)

    In lieu of the name of the composer of a piece of music, whose real name is lost in the mists of time.

  • Traditional (adjective)

    Relating to traditional Chinese.

    "simplified"

    "The traditional form of the character has twice as many strokes as the simplified form."

  • Traditional (noun)

    A traditional beliefs.

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Oxford Dictionary
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  • Authentic (adjective)

    Having a genuine original or authority, in opposition to that which is false, fictitious, counterfeit, or apocryphal; being what it purports to be; genuine; not of doubtful origin; real; as, an authentic paper or register.

  • Authentic (adjective)

    Authoritative.

  • Authentic (adjective)

    Of approved authority; true; trustworthy; credible; as, an authentic writer; an authentic portrait; authentic information.

  • Authentic (adjective)

    Vested with all due formalities, and legally attested.

  • Authentic (adjective)

    Having as immediate relation to the tonic, in distinction from plagal, which has a correspondent relation to the dominant in the octave below the tonic.

  • Authentic (noun)

    An original (book or document).

  • Traditional (adjective)

    Of or pertaining to tradition; derived from tradition; communicated from ancestors to descendants by word only; transmitted from age to age without writing; as, traditional opinions; traditional customs; traditional expositions of the Scriptures.

  • Traditional (adjective)

    Observant of tradition; attached to old customs; old-fashioned.

Webster Dictionary
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  • Authentic (adjective)

    conforming to fact and therefore worthy of belief;

    "an authentic account by an eyewitness"

    "reliable information"

  • Authentic (adjective)

    not counterfeit or copied;

    "an authentic signature"

    "a bona fide manuscript"

    "an unquestionable antique"

    "photographs taken in a veritable bull ring"

  • Traditional (adjective)

    consisting of or derived from tradition;

    "traditional history"

    "traditional morality"

  • Traditional (adjective)

    pertaining to time-honored orthodox doctrines;

    "the simple security of traditional assumptions has vanished"

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