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noun moral pronunciation in British English /ˈmɒrəl/
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  1. 1


    [plural] principles of right or wrong behaviour 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.


a course of study which is much shorter than a university course and focuses on the skills you need for a job, especially computer-related skills

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an ancient Roman system of underfloor heating, used to heat houses with hot air; from the Latin 'hypocaustum'

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