Actual and Bona fide


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Actual adjective – Existing in fact and not merely as a possibility.
Usage example: the actual outcome of the election was quite different from what everybody had expected

Bona fide is a synonym for actual in genuine topic. In some cases you can use "Bona fide" instead the word "Actual" as an adjective or a noun, when it comes to topics like true, not hypocritical, de facto. popular alternative
Nearby Words: actualize, actually, actuality, actuation, actualization
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Bona fide

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Bona fide adjective – Being exactly as appears or as claimed.
Usage example: a bona fide war hero

Actual is a synonym for bona fide in genuine topic. You can use "Actual" instead the phrase "Bona fide" as an adjective or a noun, if it concerns topics such as true, authentic, not hypocritical. popular alternative
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Both terms in one sentence

  • Also, if somebody hits an actual bona fide home run then they're quite likely to want to run the bases, whether it technically has to be done or not.
  • Vader secretly smuggles back to his ruined homeworld and gives him a dignified burial complete with a grave marker, and shows actual bona fide sadness and remorse.
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