in bad faith


: in a dishonest and improper way : with no intention of honoring a promise
She signed the contract in bad faith.

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Recent Examples on the Web The law provides a penalty of up to $1,500 if an agency denies public records in bad faith and up to $500 a day when an agency does not promptly comply with a court order to release records. Orlando Sentinel and South Florida Sun Sentinel Editorial Boards, Orlando Sentinel, 25 June 2024 Sanctions on Russia would remain in place until a settlement was mutually agreed on, and new sanctions could be levied if Russia were to reject negotiations or were deemed to be conducting them in bad faith. Stephen Kotkin, Foreign Affairs, 1 Mar. 2015 Iran’s response was to begin systematically flouting the accord’s major provisions while blasting the United States for negotiating in bad faith. Joby Warrick, Washington Post, 10 Apr. 2024 In its announcement, Meta acknowledged that watermarking isn’t totally effective and can be removed or manipulated in bad faith efforts. Kevin Collier, NBC News, 19 Mar. 2024 See all Example Sentences for in bad faith 

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“In bad faith.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 19 Jul. 2024.

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