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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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The role of the vomeronasal organ in rattlesnake (Crotalus viridis oreganus) predatory behavior.
mobile telephony and international services markets, the FCC determined that there was not a very high risk of anticompetitive behavior because, after the proposed license transfer, Deutsche Telekom still would lack both the ability and the incentive to engage in predatory behavior directed at U.
law, it is not required to show evidence of predatory behavior, or of intention to monopolize, or of any other intentional efforts to drive competitors out of business.
THE VOMERONASAL SYSTEM AND PREDATORY BEHAVIOR IN RATTLESNAKES.
Air Canada has recently bought out rival carrier Canadian Airlines, which has created a virtual monopoly on some routes and the new laws will allow a governing council to define by regulation anti-competitive acts or predatory behavior in the airline industry.
29) The police reported that "all the inhabitants of the neighborhood" suspected that Courville was responsible for the "loss" of two "young" men (25 November 1781), and they mentioned "complaints" about predatory behavior in a dozen other cases.
There was never any indication of predatory behavior initiated by gay men and lesbians in the military against heterosexuals within the military.
Although predatory behavior is natural, cats need a mother's example in early life to develop these intrinsic skills.
There's rarely a day that I don't uncover some kind of predatory behavior at the call center," said David Howe, SubscriberWise president and 17-year veteran of MCTV (MCTV is the new name for Massillon Cable TV and Clear Picture (http://mctvohio.
The agency was created by the Texas Legislature in 2011 to track sexually violent predators and provide them treatment through a civil commitment program in an effort to reduce the likelihood of repeated predatory behavior.
Based on his history of serial, predatory behavior and the conclusions of the treatment panel, the Parole Board considers LaPierre to be a risk to the community,'' the decision read.