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Late Latin conductus (“‘defense, escort’”), from [[w:Template:lang:la language|Template:lang:la]][[Category:Template:lang:la derivations]] conductus, perfect passive participle of conducere (“‘to bring together’”); see also conduce and conduit
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- (RP): /ˈkɒndʌkt/, /"kQndVkt/
- (US): kŏn'dŭkt, /ˈkɑndʌkt/, /"kAndVkt/
- (verb) kəndŭkt', /kənˈdʌkt/, /k@n"dVkt/
- Rhymes: -ʌkt
- The act or method of controlling or directing
- Christianity has humanized the conduct of war. - Paley?.
- Skillful guidance or management; generalship.
- Conduct of armies is a prince's art. - Waller?.
- The manner of guiding or carrying one's self; personal deportment; mode of action; behavior.
- He carried himself with a distinguished conduct.
- (Template loop detected: Template:context 1) Plot; action; construction; manner of development.
- (act or method of controlling or directing ): control, guidance, management
- (manner of guiding or carrying one's self): bearing, behavior/behaviour, deportment, demeanor/demeanour,
- (plot of a literary work): action, plot, storyline
Third person singular
- (transitive) To lead, or guide; to escort; to attend.
- I can conduct you, lady, to a low But loyal cottage, where you may be safe. - John Milton.
- (transitive) To lead, as a commander; to direct; to manage; to carry on; as, to conduct the affairs of a kingdom.
- Little skilled in the art of conducting a siege. - Prescott?.
- (transitive) (reflexively to conduct oneself) To behave.
- he conducted himself well.
- (transitive) To serve as a medium for conveying; to transmit, as heat, light, electricity, etc.
- (transitive, Template loop detected: Template:context 1) To direct, as the leader in the performance of a musical composition.
- (intransitive) To act as a conductor (as of heat, electricity, etc.); to carry.
- (lead or guide): accompany, escort, guide, lead, steer
- (direct): direct, lead, manage, oversee, run, supervise
- (reflexively: to behave): act, behave, carry on
- (to serve as a medium for conveying): carry, convey, transmit
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