Associations to the word «Ethical»
ETHICAL, adjective. (philosophy) (not comparable) Of or relating to the study of ethics.
ETHICAL, adjective. (not comparable) Of or relating to the accepted principles of right and wrong, especially those of some organization or profession.
ETHICAL, adjective. (comparable) Morally approvable, when referring to an action that affects others; good.
ETHICAL, adjective. (of a drug) (not comparable) Only dispensed on the prescription of a physician.
ETHICAL, noun. An ethical drug.
ETHICAL DATIVE, noun. (grammar) a form of the dative case applied to pronouns; used (in Latin and some other languages, but rare in English) to show a certain interest felt by the person indicated.
ETHICAL DECALOGUE, proper noun. Two of the three lists of religious and moral imperatives called the Ten Commandments which, according to the Hebrew Bible, were given to Moses on Mount Sinai in the form of two stone tablets. These lists include both ritual and moral imperatives, as opposed to the third, which includes mostly ritual imperatives.
ETHICAL INVESTMENT, noun. A financial investment that screens the companies to be invested in for their social outlook and business morality
ETHICAL SYSTEM, noun. (ethics) A particular set of consistent ethical principles.
ETHICAL TEN COMMANDMENTS, proper noun. Two of the three lists of religious and moral imperatives called the Ten Commandments which, according to the Hebrew Bible, were given to Moses on Mount Sinai in the form of two stone tablets.
ETHICAL, adjective. Of or relating to the philosophical study of ethics; "ethical codes"; "ethical theories".
ETHICAL, adjective. Conforming to accepted standards of social or professional behavior; "an ethical lawyer"; "ethical medical practice"; "an ethical problem"; "had no ethical objection to drinking"; "Ours is a world of nuclear giants and ethical infants"- Omar N. Bradley.
ETHICAL, adjective. Adhering to ethical and moral principles; "it seems ethical and right"; "followed the only honorable course of action".
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