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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.
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Translations of “honesty”
in Arabic صِدْق, صَراحة…
in Korean 정직함…
in Portuguese honestidade…
in Catalan honradesa, sinceritat…
in Japanese 正直さ, 誠実さ, 実直さ…
in Chinese (Simplified) 诚实…
in Turkish dürüstlük, haysiyet, namusluluk…
in Russian честность…
in Chinese (Traditional) 誠實…
in Italian onestà…
in Polish uczciwość, szczerość…
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