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au·then·tic·i·ty

(aw'then-tis'i-tē),
1. The quality of being genuine and valid.
2. In psychological functioning and personality, applied to the conscious feelings, perceptions, and thoughts one expresses and communicates honestly and genuinely.
[G. authentikos, original, primary]
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New Delhi [India], Jan 17 ( ANI ): Chkfake Brand Protection Solutions on Wednesday announced the launch of 'Chkfake'- a unique global platform which allows users to check authenticity of currency notes of any major currency globally.
Many brands want the reach of the influencers, but they forget that awareness can still lead to negative brand association if lacking in authenticity.
Regardless of the possible relationships between a painting and the signature on it, it is obvious that the signature serves as the attribution indicator for the painting only when its authenticity can be assured (Bensimon 1996:29).
Likely these leaders exuded confidence and authenticity. That truthfulness starts with an individual's story.
The word authenticity is loaded, but Ryan Lee, founder of FREEDYM, a training resources website for aspiring entrepreneurs, believes it's imperative we remember what it truly means.
"Mediated authenticity" is defined by Enli as the result of a paradoxical process "whereby a negotiation between producers and audiences is crucial to the success of the communication" (p.
but sometimes we may take this need to a level that compromises our authenticity.
The code is automatically compared with an online database to confirm its authenticity. The customer receives reliable information about the authenticity of the scanned QR code within a matter of seconds and thus important information about the authenticity of the product.
There is growing consumer and regulatory concern regarding the authenticity of food, natural product and dietary supplement ingredients and products.
According to NSF, there is growing consumer and regulatory concern regarding the authenticity of food, natural product and dietary supplement ingredients and products.
This mode does not warrant a certificate of BTC wallet authenticity. Only the certificate of coin authenticity is supplied.