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Complete and confirmed integrity; uprightness: "He was a gentlemanly Georgian, a person of early American probity" (Mary McGrory).
[Middle English probite, from Old French, from Latin probitās, from probus, upright, good; see per in Indo-European roots.]
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confirmed integrity; uprightness
[C16: from Latin probitās honesty, from probus virtuous]
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pro•bi•ty(ˈproʊ bɪ ti, ˈprɒb ɪ-)
integrity and uprightness; honesty.
[1505–15; < Latin probitās=prob(us) upright + -itās -ity]
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probity- Integrity, uprightness of character.
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|Noun||1.||probity - complete and confirmed integrity; having strong moral principles; "in a world where financial probity may not be widespread"; "he enjoys an exaggerated reputation for probity"|
integrity - moral soundness; "he expects to find in us the common honesty and integrity of men of business"; "they admired his scrupulous professional integrity"
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noun (Formal) integrity, worth, justice, honour, equity, virtue, goodness, morality, honesty, fairness, fidelity, sincerity, righteousness, rectitude, truthfulness, trustworthiness, uprightness a woman renowned for her moral probity
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probity[ˈprəʊbɪtɪ] N → probidad f
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probity[ˈprəʊbɪti] n → probité f
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