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probity

noun [U]
 
 
/ˈprəʊbəti/ formal
the quality of being honest and behaving correctly: The Secretary-General will spare no effort to continue to ensure that the highest standards of probity are maintained.financial/fiscal probity The voting public still demands high standards of financial probity in public life.
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