May 22, 2018
Learner's Word of the Day
conduct /ˈkɑːnˌdʌkt/ noun
conduct
/ˈkɑːnˌdʌkt/
noun
The boy is being rewarded for good conduct.
The boy is being rewarded for good conduct.
Learner's definition of CONDUCT

[noncount] somewhat formal

1 : the way that a person behaves in a particular place or situation

  • A panel investigated her conduct and she was subsequently fired.

  • His personal conduct reflected poorly on the company. [=he behaved in a way that made the company look bad]

  • professional/sexual conduct

2 : the way that something is managed or directed — + of

  • Laws and regulations control the conduct [=management] of business and trade.

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