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the genuine article

The original, authentic person or thing; the very best example of a type of person or thing. You have to be careful in these market bazaars that what you're buying is the genuine article and not some cheap imitation. Though many had their doubts, the party's new leader has proven herself to be the genuine article.
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genuine article

the real thing rather than a substitute. Is this the genuine article or some cheap imitation substitute? I'll take the genuine article, thanks.
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the genuine article

If you describe something or someone as the genuine article, you mean that they are the original, rather than a copy, or are a real and good example of something. His wrist-watch, in contrast to Keating's genuine article, was a cheap Hong Kong imitation of a Cartier. Their goalkeeper is the genuine article and gives the team confidence between the goalposts.
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the genuine article

a person or thing considered to be an authentic and excellent example of their kind.
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genuine article

(ˈdʒɛnjəwən ˈɑrtɪklæ and ˈdʒɛnˈjuˈwɑɪn ˈɑrtɪklæ)
n. the real thing rather than a substitute. Is this the genuine article or some cheap made substitute?
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PAPER: Genuine currency paper has tiny red and blue fibers embedded throughout.
One company proving the worth of making workers' comp much more than an afterthought is Atlanta-based Genuine Parts Corp.
This safe harbor route to partial liquidation treatment not only sidesteps many thorny issues accompanying a genuine contraction analysis, but it may be undertaken without a significant reduction in the size of distributing's business.
Accepting the standards which were second nature to our forebears, that is the use of materials in straightforward ways appropriate to their innate qualities without egotistical striving for effect, is simple compared with the problem of deciding what form an object produced to such specifications should take to be a genuine expression of them for our own times.
I might add another important factor: the ability of the administrator to acknowledge (and take genuine pride) in the accomplishments of subordinates.
The second is the ability of note-counting equipment at Reserve Banks to distinguish genuine notes accurately.
Establishing genuine eye contact with jurors becomes important if the defendants are to be perceived as believable.
The Genuine Article supplies articles from approximately 7,000 scholarly research journals from 1989 to the present.
This complete and comprehensive analysis of Genuine Parts Company includes an overview of the industry the company operates in and a PEST Framework Analysis of the industry.
Nasser Bin Khaled (NBK) Automobiles has announced the introduction of ReMan genuine parts, a "pioneering programme" in the automotive world.
Genuine Parts Company, the Atlanta-based NAPA auto parts brand operator, on Tuesday has made an announcement on its acquisition of three companies with revenues of about $120 million per annum.
11 March 2013 a[euro]" US car parts distributor Genuine Parts Co (NYSE:GPC) said on Monday it had agreed to exercise of its option to buy the 70% it does not already own in Australian peer Exego Group for around USD800m (EUR615.
I think eight pain-killing injections in my back before the French Open justifies saying it's a genuine injury.
For the first time seller's world-wide can become a Certified Collaborative Seller with Genuine Sales[R], the leading edge sales course making every conversation matter.
The point of making the non-genuine spare part is to undercut the genuine spare parts in price, therefore the quality is often not as good as the original.