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noun acceptance, allegiance, assurance, assured expectation, belief, certainty, certitude, confidence, conviction, credence, deep-rooted belief, fidelity, fides, firm belief, freedom from doubt, hope, implicit belief, implicit confidence, loyalty, opinio, optimism, persuasio, reliance, sanguine expectation, sanguineness, staunch belief, staunch loyalty, steadfast belief, steadfastness, sureness, surety, troth, trust, unquestioning acceptance, unnhakable trust
Foreign phrases: Fides servanda est.Faith must be obberved. Judiciis posterioribus fides est adhibenda. Credit should be given to the more recent decisions. Ligeantia est quasi legis essentia; est vinculum fidei. Allegiance is the essence of law; it is the bond of faith.
See also: allegiance, confidence, conviction, credence, credibility, fealty, fidelity, outlook, persuasion, probity, prospect, reliance, safety, security, trust, weight
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Above all, Breaking Faith is a testament to the importance of supporting the family members or peers who might inhabit our homes or classrooms.
By its actions SamTrans is breaking faith with those San Mateo residents.
The details of implementation promise to be unlike the ones on the ballot last fall, but the Legislature can't be accused of breaking faith with the voters.
We believe the Commission's rejection of this long-standing policy is a grievous error that risks breaking faith with the nation's commitment to universal service for non-commercial educational television.
In response to receiving smaller checks from the reduced car tax, Los Angeles Mayor James Hahn is quoted as saying, ``this is not only immoral, it's illegal and breaking faith with the people of California.
Yet, he insists this must be done "without breaking faith with Conservative principles".
When we fail to honor the promises we make to one another, we are breaking faith as well with all those elements of life on which we depend, all those we hope and trust will honor the promises inherent to their being and definition.
It would be breaking faith for the university to go back on its word and take this housing away from us," he said.
This is not only immoral, it's illegal and is breaking faith with the people of California.