bonafides
bona fi·des (fīʹdēz, fīdz) n.
1. (used with a sing. verb) Good faith; sincerity.
2. (used with a pl. verb) Information that serves to guarantee a person's good faith, standing, and reputation; authentic credentials: “Sakharov's bona fides within the Soviet system... have given added weight to his message” (Christian Science Monitor).
  [Latin bona fidēs, good faith : bona, feminine of bonus, good + fidēs, faith.]

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