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UK [ˈdʒenjuɪnlɪ] / US adverb
1) honestly, or in a sincere way

I'm genuinely sorry for the problems I've caused you.

Sara's a genuinely nice person.

I think David genuinely believed he was going to win.

2) really: used for emphasizing a particular quality

These are genuinely difficult issues.

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