"bona fide" (Latin)

by Craig Shrives

What does the Latin term bona fide mean?

"Bona fide" is a Latin term that translates to "in good faith" or "genuine." It is used to describe something that is done or carried out sincerely, honestly, and without any intention of deceit or fraud. It emphasizes the authenticity or legitimacy of a person, action, or object.

Examples in Sentences

Here are three example sentences using the term "bona fide":
  • The seller provided the necessary documentation to prove the bona fide nature of the transaction.
  • She received a scholarship based on her bona fide academic achievements and demonstrated talents.
  • The company assured its customers that the products it sells are bona fide and sourced from reputable suppliers.
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