bona fide » bonified

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  • We offer Adventure activities like Skiing, Camping, Scuba, Kayaking, and much more. We serve All active duty, retired military, DOD civilians, and their family members; and bonified guests of eligible patrons are eligible. (Presidio of Monterey/Outdoor Recreation)

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| link | entered by Chris Waigl, 2004/12/09 |


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    Commentary by Marian Neudel , 2006/09/01 at 8:29 pm

    At least 30 years ago, a friend of mine who was a computer programmer at some bank told me she spent one day a week doing “bonification runs”, ie batch processing of various accounts to see if they had been “bonified.”

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    Commentary by Tom Neely , 2006/09/03 at 3:57 pm

    About 25 years ago, engineers I worked with tried to use BONNIFIED (past participle of BONNIFY, presumably) in a construction specification, in the part of the specification involving bidders’ qualifications.

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