ethicist

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ethics +‎ -ist, changing /ks/ to /θ/ for ease of pronunciation and dropping the -s.

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ethicist (plural ethicists)

  1. A person, especially a philosopher, who studies ethics (principles governing right and wrong conduct).
  2. A person who advocates a particular set of principles governing right and wrong conduct.

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