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moral
British English: /ˈmɒr(ə)l/
American English: /ˈmɔrəl/

Translation of moral in French:

noun

  • morale (f)
    the moral is that …
    la morale c'est que …
    to draw a moral from something
    tirer la leçon de quelque chose

also: morals plural noun

  • 1 (habits)
    mœurs fpl
    public morals
    mœurs publiques
    a person of loose morals
    une personne de mœurs faciles or légères

adjective

  • (all contexts) on moral grounds
    pour des raisons morales
    to take the moral high ground
    prendre une position moraliste

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