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behavior

noun actions, air, bearing, beliefs, carriage, character, comportment, conduct, consuetude, course, course of conduct, course of life, decorum, demeanor, habituation, habitude, inveteracy, line of conduct, manner, manner of life, manners, matter of course, mien, mode of action, mores, personal bearing, presence, propriety, ritual, ritualism, routine, way of acting, way of life
Associated concepts: bad behavior, contemptuous behavior, good behavior, indecent behavior
Foreign phrases: Ad vitam aut culpam.For life, or until guilty of misbehavior. De bono gestu. For or during good behavior.
See also: conduct, custom, demeanor, deportment, manner, modus operandi, practice, presence, procedure, protocol, way
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2000; Trail & James, 2001; Wann & Branscombe, 1993), it is imperative for marketers to understand that extensions will not have a momentous impact on associations and consumptive behavior of loyal fans.
On closer look, offsets seem less an answer to climate change than a delay tactic to continue the consumptive behavior that caused the problem in the first place.
Back in the early 1990s when I was directing R&D for KAL Nutritional Supplements--a target of Nutraceutical Corporation's corporate consumptive behavior in the mid-1990s--I was mystified by the "buzz" surrounding what I consider to be the first botanical antioxidant of market significance--Pycnogenol'[R].