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scruplenoun [C/U]

 us   /ˈskru·pəl/
a strong belief about what is right or wrong that governs your actions: [C] He has scruples about going out with his students.
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Translations of “scruple”
in Chinese (Simplified) 顾忌, 顾虑…
in Turkish vicdan azabı, iç sızlaması, suçluluk duygusu…
in Russian угрызения совести…
in Chinese (Traditional) 顧忌, 顧慮…
in Polish skrupuły…
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