Share this entry
bona fide
American English: /ˌboʊnə ˈfaɪdi/
British English: /ˌbəʊnə ˈfʌɪdi/

Translation of bona fide in Spanish:


  • a bona fide offer
    una oferta seria
    Example sentences
    • These people are permitted into the country because the visa stamp in their passports is legal and bona fide.
    • To support Britain's decision, he gave out asylum statistics which clearly indicate that hundreds applying for asylum status were not bona fide.
    • ‘The horse is a bona fide star,’ says the commissioner of the National Thoroughbred Racing Association.
Definition of bona fide in:
Share this entry

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources