Definition of probity noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ˈprəʊbəti//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈproʊbəti//
[uncountable] (formal)
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the quality of being completely honest financial probity It should not be necessary to emphasize the need for probity among the legal profession. Word Originlate Middle English: from Latin probitas, from probus ‘good’.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: probity