Ethic - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈeθɪk|  American pronunciation of the word ethic
Brit.  |ˈɛθɪk|  British pronunciation of the word ethic

noun

- the principles of right and wrong that are accepted by an individual or a social group(syn: value-system)

the Puritan ethic

- a system of principles governing morality and acceptable conduct

Examples

Ethics is his chosen field of study.

The old ethic of hard work has given way to a new ethic of instant gratification.

Mr. Grass inherited his work ethic from his father.

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