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bad faith

noun [U]
 
 
dishonest behaviour with the intention of deceiving someone: Consumers have the right to sue insurers for breach of contract or for acting in bad faith. →  Compare good faith
Translations of “bad faith”
in Chinese (Traditional) 欺詐, 不良行為…
in Chinese (Simplified) 欺诈, 不良行为…
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