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1.adj. in accordance with ethical principles or accepted professional standards. There may be more than one right action in any given circumstance. The tradition of Kantian ethics maintains that an action may be right irrespective of any good that flows from it; consequentialism denies this. 2.n. any moral or legal entitlement. See human rights.

1.adj. in accordance with ethical principles or accepted professional standards. There may be more than one right action in any given circumstance. The tradition of Kantian ethics maintains that an action may be right irrespective of any good that flows from it; consequentialism denies this. 2.n. any moral or legal entitlement. See human rights.

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