Meaning of “mores” in the English Dictionary

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"mores" in British English

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moresnoun [ plural ]

uk /ˈmɔː.reɪz/ us /ˈmɔːr.eɪz/ formal

the traditional customs and ways of behaving that are typical of a particular (part of) society:

the mores and culture of the Japanese

(Definition of “mores” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"mores" in American English

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moresplural noun

us /ˈmɔr·eɪz, ˈmoʊr-/

the traditional customs and ways of behaving that are typical of a particular society:

The novel examines the mores of nineteenth-century Boston society.

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