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Meaning of "the real" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF THE REAL

the real play
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WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE THE REAL

the Raj
the Ram
the Rand
the raw
the readies
the ready
the real deal
the real thing
the Red Brigades
the Red Flag
the Red Planet
The Redeemer
the Reef
the Regency
the Renaissance
the renosterveld
the Repeal
the Resistance
the rest
the reverse of

WORDS THAT END LIKE THE REAL

areal
boreal
breakfast cereal
cereal
chattel real
corporeal
cruzeiro real
ethereal
extracorporeal
for real
incorporeal
irreal
loreal
Montreal
real
surreal
the surreal
unreal
ureal
venereal

Synonyms and antonyms of the real in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «the real» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF THE REAL

Find out the translation of the real to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of the real from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «the real» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

真正的
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

el verdadero
570 millions of speakers

English

the real
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

असली
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

الريال
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

реальный
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

o real
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

আসল
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

le réel
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Yang sebenar
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

der eigentliche
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

リアル
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

실제
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Nyata
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

thực
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

உண்மையான
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

वास्तविक
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

gerçek
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

il vero
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

prawdziwy
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

реальний
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

real
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

η πραγματική
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

die werklike
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

den verkliga
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

den virkelige
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of the real

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «THE REAL»

The term «the real» is very widely used and occupies the 3.849 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «THE REAL» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «the real» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «the real» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about the real

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10 QUOTES WITH «THE REAL»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word the real.
1
Kiran Ahluwalia
Sometimes I envy people who can be only half crazy, with one foot in the passion and one foot in the real world. But that's not me. I dive into the total crazy experience. That's the only way to travel.
2
William Ames
Sanctification is the real change in man from the sordidness of sin to the purity of God's image.
3
Tomas Berdych
It's always hard to find the best friends in the locker room because we are all competing against each other - but the real friends you are going to definitely find off the court because we are competitors in between.
4
Yehuda Berg
It's our own small voice within that is our oppressor; it says we are not worthy and not powerful enough. Our limited beliefs are the real foes we need to fight and conquer.
5
Pat Brown
While we are being fascinated by the tales of famous serial killers and how they were brought to justice, the real serial killer goes about his business with hardly a thought to being caught.
6
John Clayton
Was the real Jesus of history one and the same as the Christ of faith whom we read about in the New Testament and worship in the church? Was Jesus really raised from the dead? Is he really the divine Lord of lords?
7
Charlie Cox
Fame terrifies me. I can say that with honesty. You're terrified that, when people know the real you, they won't like you.
8
Carson Daly
I'm from California, but my father, who passed away when I was young, was from Newark. When I was kid, we would go back east and catch Yankees games. His side of the family are big Yankees fans. But, the real connection came in '97 when I moved to New York and became friends with the team.
9
Roddy Doyle
I had to make sure I kept an eye on the real world.
10
Sanjay Dutt
I think the best thing about my short-lived political career was that I saw the interiors of Bihar and UP. That is the real India, and, being an Indian, it was really sad to see our own people living in such dismal conditions. It was a real eye-opener.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «THE REAL»

Discover the use of the real in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to the real and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
Real Frank Zappa Book
Recounts the life and career of the inventive and controversial rock musician, and includes information on his philosophies on art, his opinions on the music industry, and his thoughts on raising children.
‎1989
2
The Real Book of Real Estate: Real Experts. Real Stories. ...
From the #1 bestselling author of "Rich Dad, Poor Dad" comes the ultimate guide to real estate--the advice and techniques every investor needs to navigate through the ups, downs, and in-betweens of the market.
Robert T. Kiyosaki, 2010
3
The Real Mother Goose
Presents traditional nursery rhymes, including "Little Jack Horner," "Hot Cross Buns," "The Queen of Hearts," and "The Cat and the Fiddle."
‎1994
4
Welcome to the Desert of the Real!: Five Essays on September ...
Probing beneath the level of TV punditry, Zizek offers a highly original and readable account that serves as a fascinating and insightful comprehension of the events of September 11.
Slavoj Žižek, 2002
5
Virginia Woolf and the Real World
Discusses the influence of historical events, politics, and social movements on Woolf's fiction, describes her ideology, and examines her major works.
Alex Zwerdling, 1986
6
The Dragon's Gift: The Real Story of China in Africa
This well-timed book, by one of the world's leading experts, provides the first comprehensive account of China's aid and economic cooperation overseas.
Deborah Brautigam, 2009
7
Gun Violence: The Real Costs
"--New York Times "Progress begins on social problems when it becomes possible to measure them. In that spirit come Professors Cook and Ludwig with this exceptional contribution."--Daniel Patrick Moynihan
Philip J. Cook, Jens Ludwig, 2000
8
Search for the Real: And Other Essays
"A monograph based on an exhibition, covering a half century of the art of Hans Hofmann, held at the Addison Gallery January 2-February 22, 1948."
Hans Hofmann, Sara T. Weeks, Bartlett H. Hayes, 1967
9
The Skeptical Environmentalist: Measuring the Real State of ...
Challenges widely held beliefs regarding the current environmental situation, discussing why there is cause for optimism and the need to prioritize resources to address problems.
Bjørn Lomborg, 2001
10
Marcelo in the Real World
Imagine CURIOUS INCIDENT OF THE DOG . . . with a romance, and you have the beginnings of this story of a young man struggling with the world outside his head--and the woman who gets inside it.
Francisco Stork, Francisco X. Stork, 2010

2 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «THE REAL»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term the real is used in the context of the following news items.
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Carlo Ancelotti: Real Madrid confirm the departure of manager
Real Madrid have confirmed the departure of Carlo Ancelotti after two ... Florentino Pérez, the Real president, held a press conference on Monday when it was ... «The Guardian, May 15»
2
Carlos Tevez penalty gives Juventus narrow advantage against …
This pulsating Champions League semi-final was balanced precariously when the Juventus striker tore into the Real Madrid penalty area and was tripped by ... «The Guardian, May 15»

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« EDUCALINGO. The real [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/the-real>. Jul 2020 ».
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