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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.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.
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integrity noun [U] (WHOLE)

formal the quality of being whole and complete: A modern extension on the old building would ruin its architectural integrity.
Translations of “integrity”
in Arabic نَزاهة…
in Korean 진실성…
in Malaysian kejujuran…
in French intégrité…
in Turkish erdem, doğruluk, dürüstlük…
in Italian integrità…
in Chinese (Traditional) 誠實, 正直…
in Russian честность, принципиальность…
in Polish prawość…
in Vietnamese trung thực…
in Spanish integridad…
in Portuguese integridade…
in Thai ความซื่อสัตย์…
in German die Rechtschaffenheit…
in Catalan integritat…
in Japanese 高潔…
in Indonesian kejujuran…
in Chinese (Simplified) 诚实, 正直…
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