Definition Take the high road

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Definition

to take the high road: to take the most positive, diplomatic, or ethical course; to do the morally correct thing
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Examples

  • "We had been debating the pros and cons of exploiting inexpensive but possibly illegal labor, versus taking the "high road" and using only suppliers with a proven record on human rights working standards."

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