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"conduct" in British English

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conductverb

uk   /kənˈdʌkt/ us   /kənˈdʌkt/
  • conduct verb (ORGANIZE)

B2 [T] to organize and perform a particular activity: We are conducting a survey to find out what our customers think of their local bus service. The experiments were conducted by scientists in New York. How you choose to conduct your private life is your own business!

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  • conduct verb (SHOW WAY)

[T usually + adv/prep] formal to lead someone to a particular place: May I conduct you to your table, sir, or would you prefer to have a drink at the bar first? The protesters were conducted from the courtroom by two police officers.
[T] If you conduct a tour of a place, you take people around the place and show it to them: A guide conducts tours of the cathedral every afternoon at 2.00. a conducted tour of the palace
  • conduct verb (ALLOW THROUGH)

[T] to allow electricity or heat to go through: Copper conducts electricity, but plastic does not.

conductnoun [U]

uk   /ˈkɒn.dʌkt/ us   /ˈkɑːn.dʌkt/
(Definition of conduct from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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conductverb

us   /kənˈdʌkt/
  • conduct verb (DIRECT)

[T] to organize and direct a particular activity: The experiments were conducted by leading scientists.
[T] fml To conduct people to a place is to walk there with them: The usher conducted us to our seats.
  • conduct verb (MUSIC)

[I/T] to direct the performance of musicians or a piece of music: [T] The orchestra was conducted by Thomas.
  • conduct verb (BEHAVE)

[T] to cause yourself to behave in a particular or controlled manner: I won’t tell them how to conduct their lives.
  • conduct verb (ALLOW THROUGH)

physics, chemistry [T] to allow electricity or heat to flow through

conductnoun [U]

us   /ˈkɑn·dʌkt/
behavior: His conduct at the meeting was inappropriate.
(Definition of conduct from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"conduct" in Business English

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conductverb [T]

uk   /kənˈdʌkt/ us  
to do something, or make something happen: We seek to conduct business in an ethical manner. Staff meetings were conducted in various locations. 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. Much of what is known about career management systems is based on the research conducted in western countries. Tests conducted by the Environmental Protection Agency on Tuesday showed asbestos in unacceptable levels in soil and debris at the site.
conduct yourself
to behave in a particular way: We expect members of our industry to conduct themselves with the highest levels of integrity.

conductnoun [U]

uk   /ˈkɒndʌkt/ us  
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. 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". The coalition adopted a voluntary code of ethics and standards for business conduct.
(Definition of conduct from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “conduct”
in Korean 행동…
in Arabic سُلوك…
in Malaysian pengurusa…
in French conduite…
in Russian поведение…
in Chinese (Traditional) 組織, 實施, 進行…
in Italian condotta…
in Turkish davranış, hal, tavır…
in Polish zachowanie…
in Spanish dirección, gestión…
in Vietnamese cách chỉ đạo…
in Portuguese conduta, comportamento…
in Thai การจัดการ…
in German die Führung…
in Catalan conducta…
in Japanese ふるまい…
in Chinese (Simplified) 组织, 实施, 进行…
in Indonesian penanganan…
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