honesty is the best policy meaning, honesty is the best policy definition | English Cobuild dictionary

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honesty  

  
Honesty is the quality of being honest.      n-uncount  
They said the greatest virtues in a politician were integrity, correctness and honesty.      You say in all honesty when you are saying something that might be disappointing or upsetting, and you want to soften its effect by emphasizing your sincerity.  
in all honesty      phrase   PHR with cl     (emphasis)    In all honesty, aren't there already far too many pages of scientific research published every week?...     
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exp.
It is healthy to laugh
[US]
v.
be the best; shine; dominate
"He/She rocks!/ You rock!" - it's said with admiration for someone whom you consider the best
exp.
home is the best place to be no matter where it is
exp.
The duck's nuts, the best, the top.
n.
award for the best dog in a dog show
At French dog shows they use the English expression
exp.
acronym of As Far As I Know, from the best of my knowledge, according to the information that I have
exp.
the best, the dog's bollocks , the bee's knees
exp.
the duck's nuts, the best, the dog's bollocks
n.
(Abbreviation) World Food Programme is the world's largest humanitarian agency fighting hunger. WFP is part of the United Nations system and is voluntarily funded.
WFP is funded entirely by voluntary donations. wfp.org
n.
Materialistic concept neonewtonist. In its measures, this variation of length of traveled route (by unit of time) by a group of photons ( φ is the initial of photons) - the light signal - is equal to what is collectively called " radial velocity". It distinguishes itself from it in its gnoseology.
Phys. Concept before 2007 The redshift indicates the phi-speed of a star. But do not give the immediate knowledge of its absolute speed.
n.
used to describe a person. i.e this is the qua am telling you about or he is a fantastic qua
n.
is the recreation of any entity after its death or destruction
video gaming
prep.
Digital estate Planning is the process having uniform rules of envisaging and arranging for the clearance of digital assets during a person physical life under virtual identity.
[Leg.];[Tech.] arranging for the clearance of digital assets
n.
SEO solution in such a way that the search engines will crawl your website and ranked it well on the top position. SEO is the process of improving the search and quality of visitors to your website for targeted keywords.
n.
best friend
[Neologism]
adj.
liked best of all
[US] Example Sentence: Reverso is my newest favorite online dictionary so I have shared it with my EAL students in the high school.
exp.
your best clothes that you wear on special occasions
exp.
means "that's just the way it is"
c'est comme ça, point barre
id.
expression referring to the belief that those who hold the power are entitled to anything
adj.
the decision is yours
n.
unconventional monetary policy used by central banks to stimulate the national economy when conventional monetary policy has become ineffective.
exp.
something is easy to do
n.
charver is another word for chav
If you lived in Newcastle you would know it. Common in NE England
n.
grunt work is hard, uninteresting work
US informal
exp.
he is a very good seller

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