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One entry found for bona fide.
Main Entry: bo·na fide
Pronunciation: primarystressbomacr-nschwa-secondarystressfimacrd, primarystressbä-nschwa-; secondarystressbomacr-nschwa-primarystressfimacrd-emacron, -primarystressfimacrd-schwa
Function: adjective
Etymology: from Latin bona fide, literally, "in good faith"; bona from bonus "good" and fide from fides "faith" --related to BONUS, FAITH
1 : made or done in good faith <bona fide offer>
2 : made with earnest intent : SINCERE
3 : GENUINE 1 <a bona fide cowboy>

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