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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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bad conduct : improper behavior

Watch out! You may see this word with another pronunciation and its meaning is then different.
Used as a noun, listen here, it means: bad conduct : improper behavior. Used as a verb, listen here, it means: Manage badly or incompetently; Behave badly.

Usage examples (34)
  • Study carefully, the character of the one you recommend, lest their misconduct bring you shame.
  • Even their own misconduct is somehow a positive thing.
  • Specifically, the prosecutor and the initial judge engaged in misconduct that, allegedly, undermined the plea agreement.
  • C-Street is a secret society made up of high profile individuals who perform in misconduct and their actions of misconduct are to be only contained in that society. for more
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  • ''misconduct" is a heteronym, which means you may find it with different pronunciations and different meanings.
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