Definition of moral law in English:

moral law

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noun

(In some systems of ethics) an absolute principle defining the criteria of right action (whether conceived as a divine ordinance or a truth of reason).
More example sentences
  • Many (if not most) moral systems rely on absolute moral laws that are taken to be objectively true.
  • God and religion don't guarantee ‘the moral law of human kind’.
  • However, the principles of the moral law - the Ten Commandments - were not abrogated.

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