veritas

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in vino veritas

[in wee-noh we-ri-tahs; English in vahy-noh ver-i-tas, -tahs, vee-noh]
Latin.
in wine there is truth.

magna est veritas, et praevalebit

[mahg-nah est we-ri-tahs, et prahy-wah-le-bit; English mag-nuh est ver-i-tas, et pree-vuh lee-bit]
Latin.
truth is great and will prevail.

vincit omnia veritas

[wing-kit awm-ni-ah wey-ri-tahs; English vin-sit om-nee-uh ver-i-tas, -tahs]
Latin.
truth conquers all things.
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in vino veritas (ɪn ˈviːnəʊ ˈvɛrɪˌtæs)
 
in wine there is truth; people speak the truth when they are drunk

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in vino veritas [(in vee-noh ver-ee-tahs)]

A Latin phrase suggesting that people are more likely to say what they really feel under the influence of alcohol. It means, “There is truth in wine.”

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