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"Where is the morality?"

Translation:Où est la morale ?

January 22, 2013

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https://www.duolingo.com/profile/eunoia

Could you also use "Où est la moralité?"?


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Sitesurf

I should think so, since the nuance is thin.

"La morale" is a bunch of principles which must guide your actions. "La moralité" is the fact that those are actually respected. That is roughly the same difference as between "law" and "legality".

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