fiducial

[fi-doo-shuhl, -dyoo-]
adjective
1.
accepted as a fixed basis of reference or comparison: a fiducial point; a fiducial temperature.
2.
based on or having trust: fiducial dependence upon God.

Origin:
1565–75; < Late Latin fīdūciālis, equivalent to fīdūci(a) trust (akin to fīdere to trust) + -ālis -al1

fiducially, adverb
unfiducial, adjective
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fiducial (fɪˈdjuːʃɪəl)
 
adj
1.  physics used as a standard of reference or measurement: a fiducial point
2.  of or based on trust or faith
3.  law a less common word for fiduciary
 
[C17: from Late Latin fīdūciālis , from Latin fīdūcia confidence, reliance, from fīdere to trust]
 
fi'ducially
 
adv

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fiducial
1620s, from L. fiducialis, from fiducia trust (see faith).
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He has the capability of natural language understanding as well as fiducial recognition.
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