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English definition of “moralize”

moralize

verb [I] disapproving (UK usually moralise)     /ˈmɒr.əl.aɪz/ US  /ˈmɔːr-/
to express judgments about what is morally right and wrong : his parents ' self-righteous moralizingMorality and rules of behaviour
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