mala fides

   (MAH-lah fiedz) [Latin] Bad faith; the intent to deceive or defraud.
   See also bona fides.

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  • mala fides — index bad faith Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 mala fides …   Law dictionary

  • Mala fides — (lat.), der böse Glaube, das Gegenteil von Bona fides (s.d.); mala fide, wider besseres Wissen, arglistig …   Kleines Konversations-Lexikon

  • Mala fides — Mala fides, lat., schlechte Absicht in Rechtsgeschäften …   Herders Conversations-Lexikon

  • mala fides — ˌmaləˈfīˌdēz, ˌmäləˈfēˌdās noun Etymology: Late Latin, bad faith : bad faith : purpose to deceive or defraud the mala fides of the company is generally a question for the jury Ira Carlisle …   Useful english dictionary

  • mala fides — /maela faydiyz/ Bad faith. The opposite of bona fides (q.v.). @ mala fide in bad faith @ malae fidei possessor possessor in bad faith @ …   Black's law dictionary

  • mala fides — /mah lah fee des/; Eng. /may leuh fuy deez/, Latin. bad faith; intent to cheat or deceive. Cf. bona fides (def. 1). * * * …   Universalium

  • Mala fides — см. Недобросовестность; ср. Добрая совесть и Добросовестность …   Энциклопедический словарь Ф.А. Брокгауза и И.А. Ефрона

  • mala fides — bad faith, evil intent, intent to cheat …   English contemporary dictionary

  • mala fides — Bad faith …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • mala fides Law — [ˌmeɪlə fʌɪdi:z, ˌmalə fi:deɪz] noun bad faith; intent to deceive. adjective & adverb (mala fide) in bad faith; with intent to deceive. Origin from L …   English new terms dictionary

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