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integrity

noun [U] uk   /ɪnˈteɡ.rə.ti/ us    /-t̬i/

integrity noun [U] (HONESTY)

C2 approving the quality of being honest and having strong moral principles that you refuse to change: No one doubted that the president was a man of the highest integrity.Honesty, openness and sincerity sb's artistic, professional, etc. integrity approving someone's high artistic standards or standards of doing their job, and that person's determination not to lower those standards: Keen to preserve his artistic integrity, he refused several lucrative Hollywood offers.Honesty, openness and sincerity

integrity noun [U] (WHOLE)

formal the quality of being whole and complete: A modern extension on the old building would ruin its architectural integrity.Complete and wholeVery and extreme
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