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Word of the Day - for Toastmasters everywhere
Saturday 22nd June 2024
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probity (noun) PRO-bi-tee

Moral integrity, uprightness, honesty.

I see that I enjoy an exaggerated reputation for probity among my compatriots.

S. Bedford, A Compass Error.

Can the Attorney-General inform the Assembly of what steps should be undertaken, as a matter of sound commercial practice, to ensure that probity checks are undertaken on people with whom the Government enters into major commercial contracts?

Mrs Littlewood, ACT Hansard, 9 December 1997. ACT Hansard

Our politicians often fail their own tests of probity, but watchful citizens and checks and balances ensure that standards remain high.

Yasmin Alibhai-Brown, The Independent, 20 July 2007. The Independent

You have to hope that the Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP) have forensic financial analysts at their disposal to scrupulously run checks into the probity of their players.

Sue Mott, Telegraph, 4 August 2007. Telegraph

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