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moral

US [ˈmɔrəl]
UK [ˈmɒrəl]
  • n.寓意;品行;教益
  • adj.道德的;道义上的;道德上的;品行端正的
  • Web摩瑞尔;有道德的;合乎道德的
Plural Form:morals  
Moral
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adj.
1.
[obn]
道德的concerned with principles of right and wrong behaviour
a moral issue/dilemma/question
道德方面的议题╱困境╱问题
traditional moral values
传统的道德观念
a decline in moral standards
道德水准的下降
moral philosophy
道德哲学
a deeply religious man with a highly developed moral sense
道德意识极强的笃信宗教的人
The newspapers were full of moral outrage at the weakness of other countries.
报纸总是道貌岸然地说别的国家不好。
2.
[obn]
道义上的;道德上的based on your own sense of what is right and fair, not on legal rights or duties
moral responsibility/duty
道义上的责任╱义务
Governments have at least a moral obligation to answer these questions.
政府至少在道义上有责任回应这些问题。
The job was to call on all her diplomatic skills and moral courage(= the courage to do what you think is right) .
这项工作需要她发挥全部的外交才能和捍卫正义的勇气。
3.
品行端正的;有道德的following the standards of behaviour considered acceptable and right by most people
He led a very moral life.
他这个人一向很正派。
a very moral person
品行非常端正的人
4.
[obn]
能辨别是非的able to understand the difference between right and wrong
Children are not naturally moral beings.
儿童并非天生就能分辨是非。
IDM
take, claim, seize, etc. the moral high ground
声称自己的论点在道义上占优势to claim that your side of an argument is morally better than your opponents' side; to argue in a way that makes your side seem morally better
n.
1.
[pl]
品行,道德(尤指性关系方面)standards or principles of good behaviour, especially in matters of sexual relationships
Young people these days have no morals.
现在的年轻人根本不讲道德。
The play was considered an affront to public morals .
人们认为这出戏侮辱了公众道德。
a woman of loose morals(= with a low standard of sexual behaviour)
放荡的女人
2.
[c]
寓意;教益a practical lesson that a story, an event or an experience teaches you
And the moral is that crime doesn't pay.
寓意就是犯罪得不偿失。

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