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"integrity" in British English

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integritynoun [U]

uk   /ɪnˈteɡ.rə.ti/  us   /-t̬i/

integrity noun [U] (HONESTY)

C2 approving the ​quality of being ​honest and having ​strongmoralprinciples that you ​refuse to ​change: No one ​doubted that the ​president was a man of the ​highest integrity.sb's artistic, professional, etc. integrity approving someone's high ​artisticstandards or ​standards of doing ​theirjob, and that person's ​determination not to ​lower those ​standards: Keen to ​preserve his ​artistic integrity, he ​refused several ​lucrativeHollywoodoffers.
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integrity noun [U] (WHOLE)

formal the ​quality of being ​whole and ​complete: A ​modernextension on the ​oldbuilding would ​ruinitsarchitectural integrity.
(Definition of integrity from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"integrity" in American English

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integritynoun [U]

 us   /ɪnˈteɡ·rɪ·t̬i/

integrity noun [U] (HONESTY)

the ​quality of being ​honest and having ​strongmoralprinciples: He was a man of the ​highestpersonal integrity.

integrity noun [U] (UNITY)

wholeness and ​unity: The integrity of the ​play would be ​ruined by ​changing the ​ending.
(Definition of integrity from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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integritynoun [U]

uk   us   /ɪnˈteɡrəti/
the ​quality of being honest and having ​strong moral ​principles that you ​refuse to ​change: He was a journalist of immense ​skill and integrity.
the ​quality of being whole and complete: They do not ​independentlycheck the integrity of the ​data that ​companiessend to them.
(Definition of integrity from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “integrity”
in Korean 진실성…
in Arabic نَزاهة…
in Malaysian kejujuran…
in French intégrité…
in Russian честность, принципиальность…
in Chinese (Traditional) 誠實, 正直…
in Italian integrità…
in Turkish erdem, doğruluk, dürüstlük…
in Polish prawość…
in Spanish integridad…
in Vietnamese trung thực…
in Portuguese integridade…
in Thai ความซื่อสัตย์…
in German die Rechtschaffenheit…
in Catalan integritat…
in Japanese 高潔…
in Chinese (Simplified) 诚实, 正直…
in Indonesian kejujuran…
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