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Conduct is part of the Academic Word List. It is important for students in college and university.
- (UK) IPA: /ˈkɒndʌkt/, SAMPA: /"kQndVkt/
- (US) enPR: kŏn'dŭkt, IPA: /ˈkɑndʌkt/, SAMPA: /"kAndVkt/
Audio (CAN) (file)
- (transitive) If you conduct an activity or process, you do it or carry it out.
- The war made it very difficult to conduct business.
- The university makes sure that research is conducted properly.
- (transitive & intransitive) If you conduct music, you stand in front of the musicians and show them how to sing or play.
- (transitive); (only of yourself); (formal) The way you conduct yourself is the way you act or treat others.
- I hope the children will be able to conduct themselve well at the party.
- (transitive & intransitive) If something conducts energy, it lets the energy move through or along it.
- Glass is a good insulator because it will not conduct electricity.
- (transitive) If you conduct somebody or a tour, you show people around a place.
- Please conduct him to the waiting room.
- (uncountable); (formal) A person's conduct is the way they act or treat others.
- Killing a person, for any reason, is a criminal act and such conduct must not be allowed.
- This teacher clearly broke the schools rules for professional conduct.