[standards] moral (e)
→ I have witnessed a fall in moral standards.
[problem, dilemma, issue] moral (e)
→ She describes her own moral dilemma in making the film.
→ ... the moral issues involved in `playing God'.
[teaching] moral (e)
→ ... matters of church doctrine and moral teaching.
[duty] moral (e)
→ It is our moral duty to stay and help.
[courage] moral (e)
→ ... his moral courage and the defence of his philosophy.
(=principled) moral (e)
→ The people we vote for are moral, cultured, competent people.
→ Why do you have to be so moral?
n morale f
→ The moral is that, once cooked, they look the same and taste every bit as good.
the moral of the story la morale de l'histoire
→ I think the moral of the story is don't rush into marriage
npl morale f Western ideas and morals les idées et la morale occidentales They have no morals. Il n'ont aucune morale. → Films like this are a danger to public morals.
n soutien m moral
→ Moral as well as financial support was what the West should provide.
to give sb moral support apporter à qn un soutien moral
n victoire f morale