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ethos

noun [S] uk   /ˈiː.θɒs/ us    /-θɑːs/
the set of beliefs, ideas, etc. about the social behaviour and relationships of a person or group: national ethos working-class ethos The ethos of the traditional family firm is under threat.Morality and rules of behaviour
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