bona fide


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bona fide

Latin for ‘in good faith’. Genuine, authentic. Pronunciation varies between UK and US Medspeak.

Medspeak-UK: pronounced, boh nuh FEE day.

Medspeak-US: pronounced, boh nuh FIE’d.

bona fide

(bō′nă, bŏ′nă, fīd, fīd′ē, fē′dā) [L.]
Carried out in good faith; honest, without fraud or deception.
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