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moral

noun [C] (MESSAGE)    /ˈmɒr.əl/ US  /ˈmɔːr-/
The moral of a story, event, or experience is the message that you understand from it about how you should or should not behave: And the moral of/to the story is that honesty is always the best policy.Morality and rules of behaviour
(Definition of moral noun (MESSAGE) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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