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immoral

adjective uk   /ɪˈmɒr.əl/ us    /-ˈmɑːr-/
B2 morally wrong, or outside society's standards of acceptable, honest, and moral behaviour: an immoral act immoral behaviour It's an immoral tax, because the poor will pay relatively more. Morally wrong and evilDishonest immoral earnings money earned from prostitution (= having sex in exchange for money): If convicted, she could be jailed for five years for living off immoral earnings.Earning money and money earnedSexual devices and the sex industry
immorally
adverb uk   /-i/ us  
Morally wrong and evilDishonest
immorality
noun [U] uk   /ˌɪm.əˈræl.ə.ti/ us    /-ɑːˈræl.ə.t̬i/
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