probity

  

Definition

Strict adherence to a code of ethics based on undeviating honesty, especially in commercial (monetary) matters and beyond legal requirements.

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  • Making sure that your business has a good probity value system will get you a good reputation in your community.

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  • If you want to keep your office running at a moral level then you need to enforce strict probity on the things you believe in most.

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  • People of high status, such as judges or government workers, must have probity in order to gain the trust of their peers.

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