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  • a  of or relating to the philosophical study of ethics
    ethical codes
    ethical theories
  • a  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
  • s  adhering to ethical and moral principles
    it seems ethical and right

  • Socially-responsible investing can be both profitable and ethical.
  • Bush was trying to reinforce an ethical standard he had long stood behind: senior aides must avoid even the appearance of improper behavior.
  • The ethical issue that the students explored is that which occurs when people accept senior management and board oversight positions, and the salaries that go with them .
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  • President Bush in New York Times
    Destroying human life in the hopes of saving human life is not ethical,Mr. Bush said in a brief ceremony in the East Room of the White House.
  • Jerry Brown in
    Brown said Eroshevich and Kapoor "violated their ethical obligations as physicians, while Mr. Stern funneled highly addictive drugs to Ms. Smith."
  • Pope Benedict XVI in Newsweek
    There is a need to "wake up consciences," Benedict responded. "We have to give impulse to rediscovering our responsibility and to finding an ethical way to change our way of life."

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