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"bona fide" in British English

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bona fideadjective

uk   /ˌbəʊ.nəˈfaɪ.di/  us   /ˌboʊ-/
(Definition of bona fide from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"bona fide" in American English

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bona fideadjective [not gradable]

 us   /ˈboʊ·nəˌfɑɪd, ˈbɑn·ə-, -ˌfɑɪd·i/
real or ​true; not ​false: This is my first bona fide ​job.
(Definition of bona fide from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"bona fide" in Business English

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bona fideadjective

uk   /ˌbəʊnəˈfaɪdi/  us   /ˌboʊ-/
legal or honest: bona fide ​commercialtransactions
(Definition of bona fide from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “bona fide”
in Chinese (Simplified) 真的,真实的,非虚假的…
in Turkish hakiki, gerçek, gerçekten…
in Russian честный…
in Chinese (Traditional) 真的,真實的,非虛假的…
in Polish rzetelny…
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