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ethos

noun [U]
 
 
/ˈiːθɒs/ SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY
the set of beliefs, ideas, etc. about the behaviour and relationships of a person or group: Most companies have a corporate ethos . The new firm's ethos is brash, fiercely ambitious, and decidedly cutting-edge.
Translations of “ethos”
in Chinese (Traditional) (個人或團體的)精神特質,價值觀,信條…
in Russian дух…
in Turkish yaşam felsefesi…
in Chinese (Simplified) (个人或团体的)精神特质,价值观,信条…
in Polish etos…
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