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probity

noun candidness, candor, conscience, deservingness, equitableness, equity, fair play, fairness, faith, frankness, good faith, goodness, high principles, honesty, honor, honorableness, incorruptibility, ingenuousness, integrity, justice, merit, moral excellence, morality, morals, principle, rectitude, reputability, righteousness, sincerity, straightforwardness, trustiness, truth, truthfulness, uprightness, veraciousness, veracity, virtue
See also: candor, conscience, credibility, ethics, fairness, good faith, honesty, honor, integrity, justice, principle, rectitude, right, trustworthiness, truth, veracity

PROBITY. Justice, honesty. A man of probity is one who loves justice and honesty, and who dislikes the contrary. Wolff, Dr. de la Nat. Sec. 772.

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Mr Probity suggests that new members in Islwyn are being excluded from party activity.
The Department of State Development and the Office of Liquor and Gaming Regulation will run concurrent, but separate assessment processes for development and for probity.
EDEK also asked how he had passed the fitness and probity assessment and what measures the government intended to take to deal with the matter.
The tribunal's vice chair Douglas McKinnon said: "Members of the public must have a well founded confidence that any solicitor whom they instruct will be a person of unquestionable integrity, probity and trustworthiness.
Manama-May31(BNA)Parliament Chairman Khalifa bin Ahmed Al-Dhahrani today extended congratulations the new-look Bahrain Journalists Association (BJA) board members on their election, hailing the probity and transparency of the democratic polls which were held today at Alumni Club in Adliya.
The Parliamentary Board also passed a unanimous resolution that hailed the people's verdict in favour of the party and promised to put the country's economy on a growth track while providing a government in accordance with highest standards of probity.
It may seem dubious or odd even, bearing in mind the banking sectors, including the Bank of England, are no longer renowned for their probity
The axe will fall on medical cards with 30,000 going for over-75s, 25,000 through probity and 20,000 returned after deaths or emigration.
WITH stories concerning payments to senior police officers, how on earth can the British people ever have trust in our establishment figures and so-called national pillars of probity when many are constantly fleecing the public purse?
People who talk of morality, probity in public life, where are they now," Azad said.
He said violations embarrass every policeman who assume their duties with dedication and probity.
That in itself will ensure that their bid has some substance, longevity and financial probity.