vérité

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See also: verite and verité

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vérité (uncountable)

  1. Short for cinéma vérité.
    • 2005, Alan Rosenthal, ‎John Corner, New Challenges for Documentary: Second Edition (page 158)
      [W]e've done some vérité, but we haven't structured our films totally around the use of vérité footage.

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Etymology[edit]

From Middle French verité, from Old French verité, borrowed from Latin vēritās, vēritātem. An inherited/popular Old French form verté also once existed. Compare English verity.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ve.ʁi.te/
  • (file)

Noun[edit]

vérité f (plural vérités)

  1. truth

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