Definition of ethical
- ethical theories
- ethical judgments
- ethical behavior
Some doctors feel that this procedure is not medically ethical.
the ethical behavior expected of every member of the police force
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: involving questions of right and wrong behavior : relating to ethics
: following accepted rules of behavior : morally right and good
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