♦ moral

♦ moral
♦ moral /ˈmɒrəl/
A a.
1 morale; etico; onesto; serio; virtuoso: moral law, legge morale; moral sense, senso morale; a moral man, un uomo virtuoso; to be under a moral obligation to do st., avere l'obbligo morale di fare qc.
2 che ha una morale; edificante: a moral tale, un racconto edificante
B n.
1 (la) morale; insegnamento morale: to draw the moral from a story, trarre la morale da un racconto
2 (pl.) moralità; costumi; principi morali: loose morals, costumi dissoluti; He has no morals, non ha principi morali
a moral certainty, una certezza morale (o quasi assoluta) □ (leg.) moral damages, risarcimento dei danni morali □ (econ.) moral hazard, azzardo morale □ (USA, polit.) moral majority, la maggioranza (presunta) conservatrice; (USA, polit.) Moral Majority, Moral Majority (organizzazione per la difesa dei valori cristiani e conservatori) □ (polit.) moral suasion, moral suasion (tattica di persuasione usata dalle autorità per indurre all'adesione a politiche o provvedimenti) □ moral support, aiuto morale □ moral victory, vittoria morale □ to point a moral, illustrare un principio morale.

English-Italian dictionary. 2013.

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