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noun ethic pronunciation in American English /ˈeθɪk/

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  1. 1
    [singular] a general principle or belief that affects the way that people behave
    commitment to the Christian ethic
    See also work ethic
  2. 2


    [plural] a set of principles that people use to decide what is right and what is wrong
    the ethics of filming people without their permission
    business/medical/professional ethics


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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