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honest

adjective aboveboard, accurate, actual, artless, as represented, authentic, bald, blunt, candid, clean, correct, creditable, decent, downright, earnest, erect, estimable, ethical, evenhanded, exact, factual, fair, fair-dealing, forthright, frank, free from fraud, genuine, guileless, historical, honorable, impartial, impeccable, incapable of deceit, incorrupt, incorruptible, ingenuous, innocent, inviolate, irrepoachable, just, laudable, legal, legitimate, licit, literal, moral, open, outspoken, plain-speaking, principled, probus, proper, pure, reliable, reputable, respectable, right, scrupulous, simplex, sincere, sincerus, sound, stainless, sterling, straightforward, true, true to the facts, truehearted, trustworthy, truthful, unadulterated, unaffected, unassumed, unassuming, unbiased, unbribable, uncolored, uncopied, uncounterfeited, undiluted, undisguising, undissembling, undissimulating, unembroidered, unexaggerated, unfabricated, unfeigned, unfeigning, unfictitious, unperjured, unpretended, unpretending, unsimulated, unsophisticated, unspecious, unsynthetic, unvarnished, valid, veracious, veridical, veritable
Associated concepts: honest belief, honest claim, honest dispute
See also: actual, authentic, bona fide, candid, clean, conscientious, correct, credible, direct, equitable, ethical, factual, fair, faithful, forthright, genuine, high-minded, impartial, incorruptible, ingenuous, irreprehensible, just, law-abiding, meritorious, moral, proper, reliable, reputable, right, rightful, scrupulous, sincere, sterling, straightforward, true, unaffected, upright, veridical
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The companies also plan to cut about 20% of the total workforce at Honen and Ajinomoto Oil.
Honen Chairman Masaji Shima is expected to assume the presidency of the joint holding company that will oversee the three companies.
In preparation for the full integration in April 2003, Honen Ajinomoto Oil and Yoshihara Oil will form a strategic alliance on April 1, they said.
Honen Ajinomoto Oil is expected to be listed on the Tokyo Stock Exchange (TSE) and the Osaka Securities Exchange (OSE) on April 1 before merging with Yoshihara Oil on April 1, 2003.
Under the agreement, one Honen common share, which has a face value of 50 yen, will be swapped for one common share of the new holding firm, Honen Ajinomoto Oil Mills Inc.
Masaji Shima, chairman and chief executive officer of Honen, will become president of Honen Ajinomoto Oil Mills, and Shinji Sasaki, president of Ajinomoto Oil, will become vice president.
The integration is designed to boost the companies' price competitiveness and product-development capabilities amid growing global competition, Ajinomoto and Honen said in a release.
Masaji Shima, chairman and chief executive officer of Honen, will likely become president of the new company, and Shinji Sasaki, president of Ajinomoto Oil, will likely become vice president, the two companies said.
Honen is strong in the commercial market, and Ajinomoto Oil has a well-known brand name in home-use goods.