code of ethics
Definition of code of ethics
: a set of rules about good and bad behavior The company has its own code of ethics.
Word by Word Definitions
: a systematic statement of a body of law
: one given statutory force
: a system of principles or rules
: to put in or into the form or symbols of a code
: to specify the genetic code
: 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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