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Uberrima Fides

uberrima fides n

[Latin, most abundant good faith]
: utmost or perfect good faith [acted in uberrima fides] NOTE: The terms uberrima fides and uberrimae fidei, although grammatically distinct in Latin, are often used interchangeably in English.

Source: Merriam-Webster's Dictionary of Law ©1996. Merriam-Webster, Incorporated. Published under license with Merriam-Webster, Incorporated.

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