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4 real

slang An abbreviation of "for real."
1. Serious or legitimate. Is he 4 real? There's no way I'm going out with a freshman! Was that warning 4 real or was it some kind of prank?
2. Really. Often used as a question. A: "I just got a raise!" B: "4 real? Good for you!"
See also: real
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4 real

mod. for real. R U 4 real?
See also: real
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The first album had the shadow of Richey's 4-Real cutting incident hanging over it, and they were written off in some quarters as Guns N' Roses rip-off merchants.
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'4-Real have come back together just for this concert, but I'm hoping they'll probably want to stay together after this.
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