Meaning of “honesty” in the English Dictionary

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"honesty" in British English

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honestynoun [ U ]

uk /ˈɒn.ə.sti/ us /ˈɑː.nə.sti/

B2 the quality of being honest:

I appreciate your honesty.
I must tell you in all honesty (= truthfully and hiding nothing) that there is little chance of the proposal being approved.

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(Definition of “honesty” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"honesty" in American English

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honestynoun [ U ]

us /ˈɑn·ə·sti/

the quality of being honest:

The judge praised the girl’s honesty.

(Definition of “honesty” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)