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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.

conduct

behavior as a professional. Behaviour relative to a code of ethics agreed to by members of a professional organization.

conduct conducive to unfairly attracting business
see touting.
unprofessional conduct
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It is because you have not a mind large enough to see that there is anything better than your own conduct and your own petty aims.
I don't see that your conduct is better, or your aims either.
Well," said Tom, with cold scorn, "if your feelings are so much better than mine, let me see you show them in some other way than by conduct that's likely to disgrace us all,--than by ridiculous flights first into one extreme and then into another.
He must either have been very unfortunate in his intercourse with the world, or possess a heart very susceptible of such impressions, who can think it probable that the President and two thirds of the Senate will ever be capable of such unworthy conduct.
It is only of a piece with the rest of his conduct,' observed Mr.
Yes, delighted; though I was angered by Arthur's conduct, and though I felt that he had wronged me, and was determined he should feel it too.
It is very unfair to judge of any body's conduct, without an intimate knowledge of their situation.
I received orders to go and take charge of you on the sea, and to conduct you to this castle.
Bloomfield were not the only guests whose coming to Wellwood House annoyed me; every visitor disturbed me more or less; not so much because they neglected me (though I did feel their conduct strange and disagreeable in that respect), as because I found it impossible to keep my pupils away from them, as I was repeatedly desired to do: Tom must talk to them, and Mary Ann must be noticed by them.
I strained every nerve to do so: by striving to amuse them, I endeavoured to attract them to my side; by the exertion of such authority as I possessed, and by such severity as I dared to use, I tried to deter them from tormenting the guests; and by reproaching their unmannerly conduct, to make them ashamed to repeat it.
She assured me that my character and general conduct were unexceptionable; but the children had made so little improvement since my arrival that Mr.
The chemical industry conducts extensive research and testing on its products to implement product stewardship commitments and to ensure compliance with those governmental requirements.