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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 eth·i·cal /ˈɛθɪkəl/

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 eth·i·cal /-ɪk/ 形容詞

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Eth·ic Eth·ic·al a.  Of, or belonging to, morals; treating of the moral feelings or duties; containing percepts of morality; moral; as, ethic discourses or epistles; an ethical system; ethical philosophy.
    The ethical meaning of the miracles.   --Trench.
 Ethical dative Gram., a use of the dative of a pronoun to signify that the person or thing spoken of is regarded with interest by some one; as, Quid mihi Celsus agit? How does my friend Celsus do?

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj 1: of or relating to the philosophical study of ethics;
             "ethical codes"; "ethical theories"
      2: conforming to accepted standards of social or professional
         behavior; "an ethical lawyer"; "ethical medical practice";
         "an ethical problem"; "had no ethical objection to
         drinking"; "Ours is a world of nuclear giants and ethical
         infants"- Omar N. Bradley [ant: unethical]
      3: adhering to ethical and moral principles; "it seems ethical
         and right"; "followed the only honorable course of
         action"; "had the moral courage to stand alone" [syn: honorable,
          honourable, moral]