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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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Look where your friend Robert Chiltern has got to by probity, hard work, and a sensible marriage with a good woman.
He's a tres galant homme of absolute probity, even with himself.
In those extraordinary circumstances the Press was paralysed into probity and accuracy; and the rest of this somewhat singular business can practically be recorded from reports of Bruno's trial.
There is that time, many years ago, when we did not act quite as honorably, quite as uprightly, as we perhaps should have done--that unfortunate deviation from the path of strict probity we once committed, and in which, more unfortunate still, we were found out--that act of folly, of meanness, of wrong.
So far there had been no exception to its tacit rule that those who broke the law of probity must pay; and every one was aware that even Beaufort and Beaufort's wife would be offered up unflinchingly to this principle.
The idea of absolute financial probity as the first law of a gentleman's code was too deeply ingrained in him for sentimental considerations to weaken it.
His natural probity combines with his insight into the fabric of society to put him above tricks, and he communicates to all his own faith that contracts are of no private interpretation.
Honest Tyckelaer, with a heart full of spite and malice, and with no particular plan settled in his mind, was one of the foremost, being paraded about by the Orange party like a hero of probity, national honour, and Christian charity.
This sum, Mr Clennam would be happy to learn, he had, through the promptitude of several friends who had a lively confidence in his probity, already raised, with the exception of a trifling balance of one pound seventeen and fourpence; the loan of which balance, for the period of one month, would be fraught with the usual beneficent consequences.
A day or two after the Quilp tea-party at the Wilderness, Mr Swiveller walked into Sampson Brass's office at the usual hour, and being alone in that Temple of Probity, placed his hat upon the desk, and taking from his pocket a small parcel of black crape, applied himself to folding and pinning the same upon it, after the manner of a hatband.
Unlike Mr Tom Probity (Letters, October 20), I see no evidence of any "Labour Old Guard" resistance to new members' participation in the Labour Party.
The signing of the Acceptance Deed will commence probity processes, requiring Aquis to provide the information needed to allow the regulator to commence investigations as required under the Casino Control Act.