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probity

As defined by the General Medical Council (UK), probity encompasses honesty, trustworthiness and acting with integrity, which is at the heart of medical professionalism. It requires that the doctor at all times justifies his or her patients’ trust in him or her, and the public’s trust in the profession.

probity

(prō′ bĭ-tē, prŏb′)
Rectitude, integrity, or honesty; a characteristic expected of professionals.
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Each pool visit by a Probity Pools' technician consists of testing the water to make sure the pool is balanced.
Virtue in public life goes beyond the normal clamour for probity in Government and public administration and covers the entire spectrum of a citizen's public activity.
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Members of these bodies must act with probity at all times and are bound by strict codes of conduct to which they can be held fully accountable.
Instances have been referred to regarding residents not wanting their roads adopted and to continue with the Coalition's programme would be totally irresponsible for this ruling party until the probity of future road adoption has been fully investigated.