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deportment

noun [U] uk   /dɪˈpɔːt.mənt/  us   /-ˈpɔːrt-/ formal
the way a person walks and stands: to have good/bad deportment speech and deportment lessons the way a person behaves: Throughout the ordeal of her husband's funeral, Mrs Kennedy was a model of deportment (= behaved in a controlled and calm way).
Translations of “deportment”
in Chinese (Traditional) (行走、站立的)姿態,儀態, 舉止,風度…
in Chinese (Simplified) (行走、站立的)姿态,仪态, 举止,风度…
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