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English adjective: ethical

1. ethical of or relating to the philosophical study of ethics


SamplesEthical codes.
Ethical theories.

2. ethical conforming to accepted standards of social or professional behavior


SamplesAn ethical lawyer.
Ethical medical practice.
An ethical problem.
Had no ethical objection to drinking.
Ours is a world of nuclear giants and ethical infants.


See alsoright


Antonymsunethical

3. ethical adhering to ethical and moral principles


SamplesIt seems ethical and right.
Followed the only honorable course of action.


Synonymshonorable, honourable


Similarright


Antonymswrong









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