Meaning of “ethos” in the English Dictionary

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"ethos" in American English

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ethosnoun [ U ]

us /ˈi·θɑs/

the set of moral beliefs, attitudes, habits, etc., that are characteristic of a person or group:

Violence is part of their ethos.

(Definition of “ethos” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"ethos" in Business English

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ethosnoun [ U ]

uk /ˈiːθɒs/ us 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.

(Definition of “ethos” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)