Ethics - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈeθɪks|  American pronunciation of the word ethics
Brit.  |ˈɛθɪks|  British pronunciation of the word ethics

noun

- motivation based on ideas of right and wrong (syn: morality, morals)
- the philosophical study of moral values and rules

Examples

Ethics is his chosen field of study.

We have to remove personalities of doubtful ethics.

His ethics forbade betrayal.

There was a concentration on ethics within the agency.

Everyone in the organization has to follow its code of ethics.

...a suspension without pay is condign punishment for breaking the company's code of business ethics...

...a savant in the field of medical ethics...

The Senator's conduct is being investigated by the Ethics Committee.

...I'll kick off the discussion on ethics with this question....

Ethics is a branch of philosophy.

caustic jokes about political assassination, talk-show hosts and medical ethics

acts contrary to our code of ethics

a judge's ethics should be unexceptionable

theology should be the handmaiden of ethics

true hackers subscribe to a code of ethics and look down upon crackers

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