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English definition of “moral”

moral

noun (STANDARDS)    /ˈmɒr.əl/ US  /ˈmɔːr-/
morals C2 [plural] standards for good or bad character and behaviour: public/private moralsold-fashioned disapproving a person of loose morals (= whose character or sexual behaviour is considered unacceptable)Morality and rules of behaviour
(Definition of moral noun (STANDARDS) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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