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integrity

  
1       n-uncount   If you have integrity, you are honest and firm in your moral principles.  
I have always regarded him as a man of integrity...     
2       n-uncount   The integrity of something such as a group of people or a text is its state of being a united whole.  
FORMAL   with poss  
Separatist movements are a threat to the integrity of the nation.     
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integrity

  
1    candour, goodness, honesty, honour, incorruptibility, principle, probity, purity, rectitude, righteousness, uprightness, virtue  
2    coherence, cohesion, completeness, soundness, unity, wholeness  
  
Antonyms     
  
1    corruption, deceit, dishonesty, disrepute, duplicity, faultiness, flimsiness, fragility, immorality, uncertainty, unsoundness  

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research into the integrity of the counterparty to a proposed contract and in the veracity of his claims
A lawyer is expected to do 'due diligence'. Would be culpable if he failed to do so. The bigger the contract, the more 'due diligence'.
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