moral code

[ mawr-uhl kohd, mor- ]
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  1. a set of rules or principles of ethical conduct for a person or a group of people:The moral code and religious law of Islam deals with broad topics, such as crime and politics, but also with personal matters, like diet and prayer.She refused to take the job, saying that it was incompatible with her personal moral code.

Origin of moral code

First recorded in 1750–60

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