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Bona fide (UK)

Bona fide is an English expression borrowed from Latin. It means authentic, genuine, real, legitimate, and trustworthy. When it is used as an adverb, it means in good faith, without intention to deceive. The concept of good faith was very important in ancient Rome, since it was always assumed that citizens would never act in a way to hurt others, unless they weren’t aware of doing so.
The correct pronunciation of bona fide in English is boh-nuh fidee.
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