code of ethics

Definition of code of ethics

  1. :  a set of rules about good and bad behavior The company has its own code of ethics.

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  a systematic statement of a body of law

    :  one given statutory force

    :  a system of principles or rules

  1. :  to put in or into the form or symbols of a code

    :  to specify the genetic code

ethicplay ethics
  1. :  the discipline dealing with what is good and bad and with moral duty and obligation

    :  a set of moral principles :  a theory or system of moral values

    :  the principles of conduct governing an individual or a group

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