大義滅親

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Chinese[edit]

principles of justice extinguish
 
dear; intimate; parent; relation; closely related; parents-in-law of one's offspring
trad. (大義滅親) 大義
simp. (大义灭亲) 大义

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Idiom[edit]

大義滅親

  1. to place righteousness before family​; to be ready to punish one's own family if justice demands it