Pronunciation: (bō'nu fīd", bon'u; bō'nu fī'dē), [key]
1. made, done, presented, etc., in good faith; without deception or fraud: a bona fide statement of intent to sell.
2. authentic; true: a bona fide sample of Lincoln's handwriting. Also,bona'-fide".
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.