Definition of Ethical code
1. Noun. A system of principles governing morality and acceptable conduct.
Generic synonyms: System, System Of Rules
Terms within: Precept, Principle
Specialized synonyms: Double Standard
Lexicographical Neighbors of Ethical Code
Literary usage of Ethical code
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Military Ethics: Reflections on Principles: Profession of Arms, Mil. Leader edited by Malham M. Wakin (1987)
"Developing an ethical code—initially for officers—is another way to address the ... Whether we should develop an ethical code for officers does not hinge on ..."
2. Great Japan: A Study of National Efficiency by Alfred Stead (1906)
"... THE JAPANESE ethical code Ix the past, as in the present, the wise men of the East have been renowned for the deepness of their thought and the ..."
3. Elements of Socialism: A Text-book by John Spargo, George Byron Louis Arner (1912)
"The law does not enforce the ethical code of the working class because it is the subject class, and the law always reflects the ethical concepts of the ..."
4. Documents and Narratives Concerning the Discovery and Conquest of Latin America by Cortes Society, New York (1921)
"... to sanction the describing of the incestuous marriages of the Incas as "immoral", for they did not infringe the ethical code of the people who had them. ..."