to the best of (one's) belief

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to the best of (one's) belief

As far as one is aware; according to one's genuine knowledge or opinion. The shopkeeper assured investigators that, to the best of his belief, he had not seen the suspect pass through that morning. To the best of my belief, we should be done with the seminar around lunchtime.
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to the best of your beˈlief/ˈknowledge

as far as you know: He never made a will, to the best of my knowledge.
See also: belief, knowledge, of
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Regardless of past events, issues and factions, we represent the interest of all shareholders and will endeavour to carry out our duties and responsibilities diligently and judiciously to the best of our belief, knowledge and available resources.
Side the paint was worn off the top of the truss where we ran across it into the smell of the gasworks which haunted us part way up the steep cobbles past the one gray house all by itself with its shades drawn tight and lights on in the daytime we never saw anyone go in or come out of there two dollars to the best of our belief on the far side of the street whispering through the cold echoes under the railroad bridge
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