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CONDUCT, law of nations. This term is used in the phrase safe conduct, to signify the security given, by authority of the government, under the great seal, to a stranger, for his quietly coming into and passing out of the territories over which it has jurisdiction. A safe conduct differs from a passport; the former is given to enemies, the latter to friends or citizens.

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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For several minutes after she was conducted into his presence he appeared not to be aware that she was there but continued his restless pacing to and fro.
Presently he resumed pacing to and fro across the floor, and it was fully fifteen minutes before he again noticed the prisoner, and then it was to issue a curt order to her guards, who immediately conducted her from the apartment.
The messengers conducted the two to a small apartment on the floor below.
If automatic disciplinary proceedings are not applicable and the OSCPA ethics committee is determined to be the appropriate body to consider an allegation, it conducts an initial review to determine if further investigation is warranted.
Registration of a foreign LLC is required whenever the LLC conducts business in a state.
The Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS) conducts fellowship programs for foreign researchers to promote international cooperation in and mutual understanding through scientific research in Japan.
* Zone exams--periodic and comprehensive market-conduct exams of every insurer that conducts business on a multistate basis.
That dendrimer film conducts better than any other polymer of its kind that's stable in air.
OPRS conducts community needs assessments in every community we serve.
EPA must establish ethical guidelines for all research it conducts, sponsors, or accepts in registration applications.
The distinction between a website and the server on which the foreign person stores its website is important, because the enterprise that operates the server may not be the same enterprise that conducts business through the website.
The manner in which a department conducts its internal investigations has a great impact on the informal code of conduct of its employees.