Conduct

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Definition

to conduct (an interview, an orchestra): to perform, to lead (an interview); to direct, to lead (an orchestra)
verb
To conduct oneself To behave, to act
To conduct an interview To organize and perform an interview

Your conduct (is unacceptable!): Your behavior (is unacceptable!)
noun

(iron) conducts electricity: (iron) allows electricity to pass through it easily, (iron) transmits electricity
Pronunciation examples
UK: I will be conducting this interview via telephone.
US: Young man, your conduct is unacceptable.
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Examples

  • "You could use these as the starting point for a discussion with your staff who conduct interviews."
  • "A comprehensive inspection of your premises was conducted by myself in the presence of Mr. Horatio Oléré (Head of R&D) and Mr. Brian Jones (Laboratory Assistant) on Monday August 31."
  • "He was here earlier conducting a training session."
  • "This e-mail is just to let you know that I'll be conducting telephone interviews with the candidates for the 'Xavier Delavigne Friends of France' internship program tomorrow morning (the program that sponsors a French student to work at Delavigne for the summer)."
  • "More importantly, this month we are conducting our business operations in song, so please make sure to sing in tune!"
  • "A recent survey carried out at Kingston University has shown that an alarming 56% of managers who conduct interviews fail to recognize what constitutes an improper interview question."
  • "Susie : Yes actually - I'm conducting a few final interviews with marketing candidates."
  • "This means that when looking at resumes or conducting interviews, the Delavigne Corporation DOES NOT take the following factors into account: Gender, age, race, sexual orientation, religion, disabilities."
  • "Brent : Stay tuned, everyone: in the next segment we'll meet a dog who conducts electricity!"
  • "Now I'm going to conduct a simple experiment to demonstrate the properties of these different materials."

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