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genuine article


the real thing, not a substitute or imitation


Her hair color is the genuine article.

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genuine article


The real thing, not a substitute or imitation: that ring's the genuine article/ his artwork is the real deal

The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
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