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Meaning of MORES

Pronunciation:  'mowreyz

WordNet Dictionary
[n]  (sociology) the conventions that embody the fundamental values of a group

MORES is a 5 letter word that starts with M.


 See Also: convention, formula, normal, pattern, rule



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Mo"res\ (m[=o]"r[=e]z), n. pl.; sing. {Mos} (m[=o]s).
Customs; habits; esp., customs conformity to which is more or
less obligatory; customary law.

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