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Latin mōrēs pl. of mōs custom mē-1 in Indo-European roots
American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
From the Latin mōrēs (“ways, character, morals”), the plural of mōs.
He teaches them good manners and social mores, and he expects them to be just as well-behaved in private as they are in public.
In other countries, there may be variations based on the cultural mores, such as head scarves in Muslim countries.
The guidance is the most far-reaching yet in its efforts to keep judges on-message with changing social mores.
They more closely resemble the sexual mores of Greece three thousand years ago.
A public policy relating to marriage cannot be separated from the prevailing mores surrounding divorce.
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