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ethos

noun [S]     /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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