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conduct

 [kon´dukt]
conduct disorder a form of disruptive behavior disorder of childhood and adolescence characterized by a persistent pattern of antisocial conduct, in which rights of others or age-appropriate societal norms or rules are violated. Misconduct may include aggression to people or animals, destruction of property, deceitfulness or theft, and serious violations of rules.
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It was fully fifteen minutes before he returned, when the guard was again changed and the girl conducted into the chamber beyond.
Through three other chambers and past three more massive doors, at each of which her guard was changed, the girl was conducted before she was ushered into a comparatively small room, back and forth across the floor of which paced a man in a scarlet tunic, upon the front and back of which was embroidered an enormous parrot and upon whose head was a barbaric headdress surmounted by a stuffed parrot.
For several minutes after she was conducted into his presence he appeared not to be aware that she was there but continued his restless pacing to and fro.
Presently he resumed pacing to and fro across the floor, and it was fully fifteen minutes before he again noticed the prisoner, and then it was to issue a curt order to her guards, who immediately conducted her from the apartment.
The messengers conducted the two to a small apartment on the floor below.
This is where consumer research should be conducted.
These examinations are complemented by extensive Board oversight and supervision of Federal Reserve Bank activities, including Board operations reviews of Reserve Bank effectiveness and efficiency, as well as by comprehensive audits conducted by each Reserve Bank's independent internal audit function.
In assessing financial operations, there are many agreed upon norms or standards for how financial operations should be conducted, but this is not the case in performance auditing.
According to ISPR update here on Sunday, the troops conducted search and clearance operation during last 24 hours in Swat and Malakand.
RAWALPINDI, July 26, 2009 (Frontier Star) -- During last 24 hours, search and clearance operations were conducted in Swat and Malakand in which Security forces apprehended 6 terrorists, ISPR reports.
As my observations continued over the length of the term, several observations occurred while the state-mandated Fitnessgram fitness testing was conducted. Once testing is completed and the results are compiled, the scores are submitted to the state for review and posted on the state's education department web site.
In fact, human studies are not conducted until we have a good understanding of sale levels of human exposure based on animal testing.