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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Conduct \Con"duct\ (k[o^]n"d[u^]kt), n. [LL. conductus defense,
     escort, fr. L. conductus, p. p. of conducere. See Conduce,
     and cf. Conduit.]
     1. The act or method of conducting; guidance; management.
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              Christianity has humanized the conduct of war.
                                                    --Paley.
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              The conduct of the state, the administration of its
              affairs.                              --Ld.
                                                    Brougham.
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     2. Skillful guidance or management; generalship.
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              Conduct of armies is a prince's art.  --Waller.
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              Attacked the Spaniards . . . with great impetuosity,
              but with so little conduct, that his forces were
              totally routed.                       --Robertson.
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     3. Convoy; escort; guard; guide. [Archaic]
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              I will be your conduct.               --B. Jonson.
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              In my conduct shall your ladies come. --Shak.
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     4. That which carries or conveys anything; a channel; a
        conduit; an instrument. [Obs.]
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              Although thou hast been conduct of my shame. --Shak.
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     5. The manner of guiding or carrying one's self; personal
        deportment; mode of action; behavior.
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              All these difficulties were increased by the conduct
              of Shrewsbury.                        --Macaulay.
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              What in the conduct of our life appears
              So well designed, so luckily begun,
              But when we have our wish, we wish undone? --Dryden.
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     6. Plot; action; construction; manner of development.
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              The book of Job, in conduct and diction. --Macaulay.
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     Conduct money (Naut.), a portion of a seaman's wages
        retained till the end of his engagement, and paid over
        only if his conduct has been satisfactory.
  
     Syn: Behavior; carriage; deportment; demeanor; bearing;
          management; guidance. See Behavior.
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