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bad faithnoun [U]

uk   us  
dishonest or ​unacceptablebehaviour: They acted inbadfaith by ​selling her a ​car that they ​knew had ​problems.

bad-faithadjective [before noun]

uk   us   /ˌbædˈfeɪθ/ mainly US
(Definition of bad faith from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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bad faithnoun [U]

uk   us  
dishonest ​behaviour with the intention of ​deceiving someone: Consumers have the ​right to ​sueinsurers for ​breach of ​contract or for acting in ​badfaith.
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(Definition of bad faith from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “bad faith”
in Chinese (Simplified) 欺诈, 不良行为…
in Chinese (Traditional) 欺詐, 不良行為…
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