ethic · noun /ˈeθ.ɪk/Full view
C2 ideas and beliefs about what type of behavior is morally right and wrong
Dictionary examples:

a code of ethics

the ethics of genetic engineering

Learner example:

By experiencing difficult situations in life, they become wiser and they never forget their values and ethics. (Certificate of Proficiency in English; C2; Greek)

C2 C a belief or idea that influences the way you think or behave
Dictionary example:

Our school promotes an ethic of service to the community.

Learner example:

Though I am no longer a bel[ie]ver, I agree with the whole religious ethic, and I shall transmit it to my children. (Certificate of Proficiency in English; C2; French)

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