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Probity Meaning and Definition from WordNet (r) 2.0
    probity n : complete and confirmed integrity
Probity Meaning and Definition from Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)
    Probity \Prob"i*ty\, n. [F. probit['e], fr. L. probitas, fr. probus good, proper, honest. Cf. Prove.] Tried virtue or integrity; approved moral excellence; honesty; rectitude; uprightness. ``Probity of mind.'' --Pope. Syn: Probity, Integrity. Usage: Probity denotes unimpeachable honesty and virtue, shown especially by the performance of those obligations, called imperfect, which the laws of the state do not reach, and can not enforce. Integrity denotes a whole-hearted honesty, and especially that which excludes all injustice that might favor one's self. It has a peculiar reference to uprightness in mutual dealings, transfer of property, and the execution of trusts for others.
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    • York subject to probity audit after leaked report
      UPDATE : LOCAL Government Minister Tony Simpson has ordered the Department of Local Government to conduct a probity audit into the Shire of York. Read more on this news related to 'Probity'
    • Probity Advisors, Inc.’s Ashley Allen Passes Rigorous Financial Industry Exam
      Probity Advisors, Inc. announces that Ashley Allen has passed Level III of the prestigious Chartered Financial Analyst® (CFA®) Program (PRWeb August 27, 2014) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2014/08/prweb12113740.htm Read more on this news related to 'Probity'
    • Questions over casino tendering
      In its haste to start projects before election, the Qld govt has left no time for proper probity checks. Read more on this news related to 'Probity'

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