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bona fides definition

  • noun:
    • Good faith; sincerity.
    • Information that acts to guarantee an individual's good faith, standing, and reputation; authentic qualifications: "Sakharov's bona fides inside the Soviet system . . . have actually offered added fat to his message” ( Christian Science Track).
    • sincerity, good faith
    • credentials that authenticate someone's standing or reputation
    • Good faith; fair working. See bona-fide.
    • good-faith; sincerity.
    • Information that acts to ensure an individual's good-faith, standing, and reputation; authentic qualifications: "Sakharov's bona fides within the Soviet system . . . have provided added body weight to their message” ( Christian Science Monitor).
    • sincerity, good-faith
    • credentials that authenticate an individual's standing or reputation
    • Good faith; fair dealing. See bona fide.
  • others:
    • Good faith; sincerity; freedom from fraud or deception.
    • good-faith; sincerity; freedom from fraudulence or deception.
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