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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - The principles of right and wrong that are accepted by an individual or a social group; A system of principles governing morality and acceptable conduct.

Usage examples (37)
  • The Puritan ethic
  • But our department chair has this list of criteria for appropriate feedback, which she calls our ethic of conversation.
  • The pan-Asian ethic is implied rather than stated.
  • "His work ethic is renowned, and he's from Texas." for more
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