conduct

I. conduct con‧duct 1 [kənˈdʌkt] verb [transitive]
1. to manage or organize something:

• In future, Mr O'Reilly will conduct his business within the rules and regulations.

• The Special Fund may, in his name, conduct legal transactions and finalise contractual issues.

2. to carry out an activity or process in order to obtain information or prove facts:

• The European Parliament had asked its legal affairs committee to conduct an investigation into the case.

3. conduct yourself formal to behave in a particular way, especially in a situation where other people judge your behaviour:

• Members of staff should conduct themselves in an appropriate manner when dealing with customers.

  [m0] II. conduct con‧duct 2 [ˈkɒndʌkt ǁ ˈkɑːn-] noun [uncountable]
1. the way in which a person behaves:

• It was claimed that the company had engaged in anti-competitive conduct.

ˌcode of ˈconduct also ˌcode of ˈpractice COMMERCE
a set of rules that employees, companies, or professional people agree to follow in the way they behave and do business:

• Companies wishing to join the PC Direct Marketers' Association will have to abide by a code of conduct.

• a code of practice for sales staff

2. the way in which something is managed or organized:

• There has been a huge change in the conduct of monetary policy.

• rules governing the conduct of shareholder meetings

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conduct UK US /kənˈdʌkt/ verb [T]
to do something, or make something happen: »

We seek to conduct business in an ethical manner.

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Staff meetings were conducted in various locations.

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In February, he resigned from the board after regulators barred him from conducting securities transactions for four months.

to organize a particular activity in order to find out or prove facts: conduct a poll/study/survey »

They conducted a survey to find out what type of technical support customers might want.

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Much of what is known about career management systems is based on the research conducted in western countries.

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Tests conducted by the Environmental Protection Agency on Tuesday showed asbestos in unacceptable levels in soil and debris at the site.

conduct yourself — Cf. conduct yourself
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conduct UK US /ˈkɒndʌkt/ noun [U]
the way in which a business or an activity is organized: »

The report asks many questions about the day-to-day conduct of the industry's affairs.

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All registered brokers or dealers that use computers in the conduct of their business are subject to the requirements of this rule.

the particular way in which someone behaves: »

The report found that his treatment of his staff was ""inconsistent with the high standard of conduct expected of senior executives"".

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The coalition adopted a voluntary code of ethics and standards for business conduct.

See also CODE OF CONDUCT(Cf. ↑code of conduct)

Financial and business terms. 2012.

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  • conduct — CONDÚCT, conducte, s.n. Formaţie anatomică cu aspect de canal sau de tub. – Din germ. Kondukt. Trimis de LauraGellner, 30.07.2004. Sursa: DEX 98  CONDÚCT s. (anat.) canal, duct, tub. (conduct auditiv extern.) Trimis de siveco, 05.08.2004. Sursa …   Dicționar Român

  • conduct — n *behavior, deportment Analogous words: act, deed, *action: demeanor, mien, deportment, *bearing conduct vb 1 escort, convoy, *accompany, attend, chaperon Analogous words …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • conduct — [n1] administration care, carrying on*, channels, charge, control, direction, execution, guidance, handling, intendance, leadership, management, manipulation, organization, oversight, plan, policy, posture, red tape*, regimen, regulation, rule,… …   New thesaurus

  • Conduct — Con*duct (k[o^]n*d[u^]kt ), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Conducted}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Conducting}.] [See {Conduct}, n.] 1. To lead, or guide; to escort; to attend. [1913 Webster] I can conduct you, lady, to a low But loyal cottage, where you may be safe …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • conduct — ► NOUN 1) the manner in which a person behaves. 2) management or direction: the conduct of foreign affairs. ► VERB 1) organize and carry out. 2) direct the performance of (a piece of music or an orchestra or choir). 3) guide to or around a place …   English terms dictionary

  • conduct — [kän′dukt΄, kän′dəkt; ] for v. [ kən dukt′] n. [< L conductus, pp. of conducere: see CONDUCE] 1. Rare the act of leading; guidance 2. the process or way of managing or directing; management; handling 3. the way that one acts; behavior;… …   English World dictionary

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  • Conduct — may refer to: Behavior a personal behavior, a way of acting and showing one s behaviour using hand gestures to direct Action (philosophy), in relation to moral or ethical precepts Conducting a musical ensemble See also Misconduct Conductor… …   Wikipedia

  • Conduct — Conduct, lat., Geleit; feierlicher Leichenzug. Conducta. span., Sendung von Gold und Silber aus den span. amerikan. Bergwerken an die Küste unter starker Bedeckung. Conducteur (Kongdüctöhr), Führer, der specielle Leiter der Arbeiten bei Bauten;… …   Herders Conversations-Lexikon

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