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moresnoun [plural]

uk   /ˈmɔː.reɪz/  us   /ˈmɔːr.eɪz/ formal
the ​traditionalcustoms and ​ways of ​behaving that are ​typical of a ​particular (​part of) ​society: middle-class mores the mores and ​culture of the ​Japanese
(Definition of mores from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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moresplural noun

 us   /ˈmɔr·eɪz, ˈmoʊr-/
the ​traditionalcustoms and ​ways of ​behaving that are ​typical of a ​particularsociety: The ​novelexamines the mores of nineteenth-century Boston ​society.
(Definition of mores from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “mores”
in Chinese (Simplified) 风俗,习惯,行为方式…
in Chinese (Traditional) 風俗,習慣,行為方式…
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