conduct noun

1 behaviour

ADJ. good The prisoner was released early for good conduct. | discreditable, disgraceful, immoral, improper, ungentlemanly, unprofessional, unseemly | aggressive, violent | criminal, fraudulent, illegal, negligent, unlawful, wrongful | homosexual, sexual | personal | business, professional The business conduct of this bank will be subject to UK rules. Our organization sets high standards of professional conduct. | police | human It is tempting to think of morality as a guide to human conduct.

VERB + CONDUCT engage in The committee concluded that the senators had engaged in improper conduct. | regulate Efforts were made to regulate the conduct of crowds at football games. | explain The minister was called to court to explain his conduct.

CONDUCT + VERB constitute sth conduct constituting a crime

PREP. ~ by The violent conduct by the strikers was condemned. | ~ towards her conduct towards her husband

PHRASES a code of conduct, rules of conduct, standards of conduct

2 management of sth

ADJ. proper The elders were responsible for the proper conduct of community life. | day-to-day the day-to-day conduct of the business of the company

conduct verb

1 organize sth/carry sth out

ADV. independently The enquiry must be independently conducted. | personally | properly | successfully

2 lead/guide sb

ADV. personally How about a personally conducted tour of the house?

PREP. along, around/round, down, through, to, etc. A guide conducted us around the museum.

3 conduct yourself: behave

ADV. honourably, well, with dignity She conducts herself with great dignity.

4 heat/electricity

ADV. well a substance which conducts electricity well

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