conduct
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conduct(
kuhn
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duhkt
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kan
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duhkt
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (behavior)
a. la conducta
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
In order to change the voters' conduct, we have to change their beliefs.Para cambiar la conducta del votante, debemos cambiar sus creencias.
b. el comportamiento
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Jess was praised for her conduct at work.Jess fue elogiada por su comportamiento en el trabajo.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
2. (to carry out)
a. llevar a cabo
The negotiations will be conducted behind closed doors.Las negociaciones se llevarán a cabo a puerta cerrada.
b. realizar
We conducted an experiment with magnesium in chemistry class.Realizamos un experimento con magnesio en la clase de ciencias.
c. hacer
Enrique's company conducts business on three continents.La empresa de Enrique hace negocios en tres continentes.
3. (to guide)
a. llevar
We hired a guide to conduct us through the Louvre.Contratamos a un guía para que nos llevara por el Louvre.
b. conducir
The front desk was closed when we arrived, so a security guard conducted us to our room.La recepción estaba cerrada cuando llegamos, así que un guardia de seguridad nos condujo a la habitación.
4. (to direct a musical performance)
a. dirigir
We enjoyed watching Dudamel conduct the orchestra.Disfrutamos de ver a Dudamel dirigir la orquesta.
5. (to behave)
a. comportarse
Lucy complained about the way Eric conducted himself at the meeting.Lucy se quejó de cómo se comportó Eric en la junta.
b. conducirse
Silvia always conducts herself with elegance.Silvia siempre se conduce con elegancia.
6. (to transmit)
a. conducir
Graphene conducts electricity better than copper.El grafeno conduce la electricidad mejor que el cobre.
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
7. (to direct a musical performance)
a. dirigir
She started conducting six years ago.Empezó a dirigir hace seis años.
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conduct
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (behavior)
a. la conducta
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
2. (business, operations)
a. gestionar, hacer
3. (campaign, experiment)
a. realizar, hacer
4. (music)
a. dirigir (orchestra)
to conduct oneselfcomportarse, conducirse
5. (guide)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
we were conducted round the factorynos llevaron por toda la fábrica
a conducted touruna visita guiada
6. (heat, electricity)
a. conducir
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
7. (music)
a. dirigir
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conduct
noun
[ˈkɒndʌkt] (behaviour) comportamiento (m); conducta (f); [of business etc] dirección (f); manejo (m);
transitive verb
[kənˈdʌkt]
1 (guide) llevar; conducir
conducted tour visita (f) con guía; we were conducted to the interview room nos llevaron or condujeron a la sala de entrevistas; we were conducted round by Lord Rice Lord Rice actuó de guía
2 [+heat, electricity] conducir
3 [+campaign] dirigir; llevar; [+legal case] presentar; (Mús) dirigir
I don't like the way they conduct business no me gusta la forma en que llevan los negocios; no me gusta la forma de hacer negocios que tienen; to conduct a correspondence with sb estar en correspondencia con algn; cartearse con algn
4 (behave)
to conduct o.s. comportarse
intransitive verb
[kənˈdʌkt] (Mús) dirigir
modifier
[ˈkɒndʌkt]
conduct report (n) (Educ) informe (m) de conducta
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