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noun American English pronunciation: moral /ˈmɔrəl/ 
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  1. 1


    [plural] principles of right or wrong behavior that are generally accepted by a society

    the differences between Eastern and Western morals

    have morals:

    He's shown that he has no morals at all.

  2. 2
    [countable] [usually singular] something that you can learn from a story or an experience
    moral of:

    The moral of the story is don't believe everything you hear.

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