Mala Fide Definition

mālə fīdē, mälä fēdĕ
With or in bad faith.
American Heritage
(law) In bad faith.

Origin of Mala Fide

  • From Latin. The word mala, which is the ablative feminine of the word malus (meaning "bad") + fide, the ablative of fides meaning "faith". Literally meaning "in bad faith".

    From Wiktionary

  • Latin malā fidē malā feminine ablative of malus bad fidē ablative of fidēs faith

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

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