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ethic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishethiceth‧ic /ˈeθɪk/ ●●○ AWL noun  1 [countable]BELIEVE a general idea or belief that influences people’s behaviour and attitudes The old ethic of hard work has given way to a new ethic of instant gratification. work ethic2 ethics
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ethicthe Judeo-Christian ethicAt the time, Gingrich said a speaker should step aside when questions about his ethics are being investigated by in Congress.Either that, or a different investment ethic prevails there.Suddenly the climate was imbued with a new Puritan ethic, not the work ethic but the breeding ethic.Furthermore, he admitted to having given the ethics panel untrue information when it investigated those projects.This insight into the ethics of international trade comes from the Geneva-based World Economic Forum, a research organization.It was my introduction to the ethics of science.Perhaps worse, where it does give lip-service to ethics, it is to an ethics divorced from moral sensitivity.
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