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good faith

n.
The sincere intention to be honest and law-abiding, as when negotiating a contract: bargained in good faith.

[Translation of Latin bona fīdēs : bona, feminine singular of bonus, good + fīdēs, faith, honesty.]

good′ faith′


n.
accordance with standards of honesty, trust, sincerity, etc.: to act in good faith.
[1890–95]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.good faith - having honest intentions; "he acted in good faith"; "doubt was expressed as to the good faith of the immigrants"
honestness, honesty - the quality of being honest
Translations

good faith

nbuona fede
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