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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A specialist in ethics.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A person, especially a philosopher, who studies principles governing right and wrong conduct.
  • n. A person who advocates a particular set of principles governing right and wrong conduct.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. One who is versed in ethics, or has written on ethics.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A writer on ethics; one versed in ethical science.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a philosopher who specializes in ethics

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