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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.]
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accordance with standards of honesty, trust, sincerity, etc.: to act in good faith.
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|Noun||1.||good faith - having honest intentions; "he acted in good faith"; "doubt was expressed as to the good faith of the immigrants"|
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