for the good of (someone or something)

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for the good of (someone or something)

To benefit or serve someone or something. Honey, you really need to get more exercise for the good of your health. All of the profits raised at the auction are for the good of the school.
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for the good of someone or something

for the benefit, profit, or advantage of someone or something. The president said the strict drug laws were for the good of the country. David took a second job for the good of his family.
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The lawfulness of the use of these vaccines should not be misinterpreted as a declaration of the lawfulness of their production, marketing, and use, but is to be understood as being a passive material cooperation and, in its mildest and remotest sense, also active, morally justified as an extrema ratio due to the necessity to provide for the good of one's children and of the people who come in contact with the children, such as pregnant women.
There remains a duty to fight and employ every lawful means to make life difficult for the pharmaceutical industries which act unscrupulously and unethically The lawfulness of the use of these vaccines should not be misinterpreted as a declaration of the lawfulness of their production, marketing, and use, but is to be understood as being a passive material cooperation and, in its mildest and remotest sense, also active, morally justified as an extrema ratio due to the necessity to provide for the good of one's children and of the people who come in contact with the children such as pregnant women.