morality Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

Meaning of “morality” in the English Dictionary

"morality" in British English

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uk   /məˈræl.ə.ti/  us   /mɔːˈræl.ə.t̬i/
[C or U] a set of ​personal or ​socialstandards for good or ​badbehaviour and ​character: They ​argued for a new morality ​based on ​self-sacrifice and ​honesty. [U] the ​quality of being ​right, ​honest, or ​acceptable: I have to ​question the morality offorcingpoorpeople to ​pay for ​theirmedicaltreatment.
(Definition of morality from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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moralitynoun [C/U]

 us   /məˈræl·ɪ·t̬i/
a ​personal or ​social set of ​standards for good or ​badbehavior and ​character, or the ​quality of being ​right and ​honest: [U] Technology is ​neutral – ​its morality is ​determined by ​itspolitical or ​social use.
(Definition of morality from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “morality”
in Chinese (Simplified) 道德体系, 道德观, 道德…
in Turkish edep, ahlak, terbiye…
in Russian мораль…
in Chinese (Traditional) 道德體系, 道德觀, 道德…
in Polish moralność…
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