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Good faith (bona fides), in human interactions, is a sincere intention to be fair, open, and honest, regardless of the outcome of the interaction. [1]

36 relations: Ablative (Latin), Action (philosophy), Altruism, Ancient Rome, Bad faith, Belief, Bhasin v Hrynew, Bona fide occupational qualification, Business, Contract, Convention Relating to the Status of Refugees, Credential, Equity (law), Falsity, Federal government of the United States, Fides (deity), Hanlon's razor, Honor system, Identity document, Insurance bad faith, Law, Magna Carta, Make one's bones, Morality, Nunn–Lugar Cooperative Threat Reduction, Opinion, Pacta sunt servanda, Perfidy, Proposition, Religion in ancient Rome, State governments of the United States, Truth, Uberrima fides, Wiki, Wikipedia, Yam Seng Pte Ltd v International Trade Corp Ltd.

Ablative (Latin)

In Latin grammar, the ablative case (in Latin, cāsus ablātīvus) is one of the six cases of nouns.

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Action (philosophy)

In philosophy, an action is something which is done by an agent.

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Altruism is the principle and moral practice of concern for happiness of other human beings, resulting in a quality of life both material and spiritual.

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Ancient Rome

In historiography, ancient Rome is Roman civilization from the founding of the city of Rome in the 8th century BC to the collapse of the Western Roman Empire in the 5th century AD, encompassing the Roman Kingdom, Roman Republic and Roman Empire until the fall of the western empire.

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Bad faith

Bad faith (Latin: mala fides) is double mindedness or double heartedness in duplicity, fraud, or deception.

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Belief is the state of mind in which a person thinks something to be the case with or without there being empirical evidence to prove that something is the case with factual certainty.

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Bhasin v Hrynew

is a leading Canadian contract law case, concerning good faith as a basic organizing principle in contractual relations in Canada's common law jurisdictions.

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Bona fide occupational qualification

In employment law, a bona fide occupational qualification (BFOQ) (US) or bona fide occupational requirement (BFOR) (Canada) or genuine occupational qualification (GOQ) (UK) is a quality or an attribute that employers are allowed to consider when making decisions on the hiring and retention of employees—a quality that when considered in other contexts would constitute discrimination and thus be in violation of civil rights employment law.

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Business is the activity of making one's living or making money by producing or buying and selling products (goods and services).

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A contract is a promise or set of promises that are legally enforceable and, if violated, allow the injured party access to legal remedies.

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Convention Relating to the Status of Refugees

The Convention Relating to the Status of Refugees, also known as the 1951 Refugee Convention, is a United Nations multilateral treaty that defines who is a refugee, and sets out the rights of individuals who are granted asylum and the responsibilities of nations that grant asylum.

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Examples of credentials include academic diplomas, academic degrees, certifications, security clearances, identification documents, badges, passwords, user names, keys, powers of attorney, and so on.

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Equity (law)

In jurisdictions following the English common law system, equity is the body of law which was developed in the English Court of Chancery and which is now administered concurrently with the common law.

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Falsity (from Latin falsitas) or falsehood is a perversion of truth originating in the deceitfulness of one party, and culminating in the damage of another party.

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Federal government of the United States

The federal government of the United States (U.S. federal government) is the national government of the United States, a constitutional republic in North America, composed of 50 states, one district, Washington, D.C. (the nation's capital), and several territories.

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Fides (deity)

Fides (Latin: Fidēs) was the goddess of trust and bona fides (good faith) in Roman paganism.

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Hanlon's razor

Hanlon's razor is an aphorism expressed in various ways, including: It suggests a way of eliminating unlikely explanations ("attributions") for human behavior and its consequences.

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Honor system

An honor system or honesty system is a philosophical way of running a variety of endeavors based on trust, honor, and honesty.

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Identity document

An identity document (also called a piece of identification or ID, or colloquially as papers) is any document which may be used to prove a person's identity.

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Insurance bad faith

Insurance bad faith is a legal term of art unique to the law of the United States (but with parallels elsewhere, particularly Canada) that describes a tort claim that an insured person may have against an insurance company for its bad acts.

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Law is a system of rules that are created and enforced through social or governmental institutions to regulate behavior.

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Magna Carta

Magna Carta Libertatum (Medieval Latin for "the Great Charter of the Liberties"), commonly called Magna Carta (also Magna Charta; "Great Charter"), is a charter agreed to by King John of England at Runnymede, near Windsor, on 15 June 1215.

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Make one's bones

To "make one's bones" is an American English idiom meaning to take actions to establish achievement, status, or respect.

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Morality (from) is the differentiation of intentions, decisions and actions between those that are distinguished as proper and those that are improper.

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Nunn–Lugar Cooperative Threat Reduction

As the fall of the Soviet Union appeared imminent, the United States and their allies began to worry about the concept that the nuclear weapons held in smaller countries by the Soviet Union could fall or would fall into enemy hands.

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An opinion is a judgment, viewpoint, or statement that is not conclusive.

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Pacta sunt servanda

Pacta sunt servanda (Latin for "agreements must be kept"), a brocard, is a basic principle of civil law, canon law, and international law.

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In the context of war, perfidy is a form of deception in which one side promises to act in good faith (such as by raising a flag of truce) with the intention of breaking that promise once the unsuspecting enemy is exposed (such as by coming out of cover to attack the enemy coming to take the "surrendering" prisoners into custody).

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The term proposition has a broad use in contemporary analytic philosophy.

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Religion in ancient Rome

Religion in Ancient Rome includes the ancestral ethnic religion of the city of Rome that the Romans used to define themselves as a people, as well as the religious practices of peoples brought under Roman rule, in so far as they became widely followed in Rome and Italy.

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State governments of the United States

State governments of the United States are institutional units in the United States exercising some of the functions of government at a level below that of the federal government.

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Truth is most often used to mean being in accord with fact or reality, or fidelity to an original or standard.

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Uberrima fides

Uberrima fides (sometimes seen in its genitive form uberrimae fidei) is a Latin phrase meaning "utmost good faith" (literally, "most abundant faith").

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A wiki is a website on which users collaboratively modify content and structure directly from the web browser.

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Wikipedia is a multilingual, web-based, free encyclopedia that is based on a model of openly editable content.

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Yam Seng Pte Ltd v International Trade Corp Ltd

Yam Seng Pte Ltd v International Trade Corporation Ltd is an English contract law case, concerning the principle of good faith.

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[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Good_faith

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