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uberrima fides

noun uber·ri·ma fi·des \yü-ˈber-i-mə-ˈfī-ˌdēz, ü-ˈber-ē-ˌmä-ˈfē-ˌdās\

Legal Definition of uberrima fides

  1. :  utmost or perfect good faith acted in uberrima fides

Additional Notes on uberrima fides

The terms uberrima fides and uberrimae fidei, although grammatically distinct in Latin, are often used interchangeably in English.

Origin and Etymology of uberrima fides

Latin, most abundant good faith


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