- DictionaryBo·na fide/ˈbōnə ˌfīd/
- 1. genuine; real: "only bona fide members of the company are allowed to use the logo"
- 1. sincerely; without intention to deceive: "the court will assume that they have acted bona fide"
made, done, presented, etc., in good faith; without deception or fraud: a bona fide statement of intent to sell. authentic; true: a bona fide sample of Lincoln's handwriting. OTHER WORDS FOR bona fide 1 honest, sincere; lawful, legal. 2 genuine. See synonyms for bona fide on Thesaurus.com OPPOSITES FOR bona fide 1 deceitful. 2 spurious, false.
noun (italics)Latin. (used with a singular verb) good faith; absence of fraud or deceit; the state of being exactly as claims or appearances indicate: The bona fides of this contract is open to question. Compare mala fides.
Oct 5, 2018 · Definition of Bona Fide. Adjective. A term used to describe something that has been made or done in good faith, without any attempts to deceive or defraud anyone. Origin. 1935-45 Latin (bonā fidē) What is Bona Fide? The term “bona fide” translates to mean “the real thing.”
/ ˌboʊ.nə ˈfaɪ.di/ How to pronounce bona fide adjective in American English (English pronunciations of bona fide from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus and from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary, both sources © Cambridge University Press) What is the definition of bona fide? Browse bon appétit bon mot bon vivant
Bona fide possession means having or holding property in one's power and exercising control over it. It is the right to use and benefit from a material object exclusively. It is the detention or use of a physical thing with the intent to hold it as one's own. Bona fide possession is possession of property by a person who in good faith does not ...
bo·na fide 1. Made or carried out in good faith; sincere: a bona fide offer. 2. Authentic; genuine: a bona fide Rembrandt. See Synonyms at authentic.
Bona Fide [Latin, In good faith.] Honest; genuine; actual; authentic; acting without the intention of defrauding. A bona fide purchaser is one who purchases property for a valuable consideration that is inducement for entering into a contract and without suspicion of being defrauded or deceived by the seller.