What does bona fides mean?

bona fides meaning in General Dictionary

good-faith honesty freedom from fraudulence or deception


bona fides meaning in Law Dictionary

good-faith ; integrity of dealing; honesty ; sincerity ; the opposite of mala fides and of dolus malus.


bona fides meaning in Etymology Dictionary

by 1838, English pluralization of real, as if it had been a noun definition "guarantee of great faith."


bona fides meaning in Business Dictionary

Latin for, with good faith.


Sentence Examples with the word bona fides

Yet willing proselytes to Judaism are still freely received, provided that their bona fides are proven.

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