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British English: /ˈɛθɪk(ə)l/
American English: /ˈɛθək(ə)l/

Translation of ethical in German:


  • 1
    (relating to morals)
    ethical philosophy
    Ethik, die
    ethical philosopher
    (Ethiker der, Ethikerin die)
  • 2
    (morally correct)
    moralisch einwandfrei
    it is not ethical for a doctor …
    es entspricht nicht dem Berufsethos eines Arztes …

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