con‧duct2 W3 [uncountable] formal
the way someone behaves, especially in public, in their job etc [= behaviour]:
The Senator's conduct is being investigated by the Ethics Committee.
an inquiry into the conduct of the police
ethical/professional etc conduct
the Law Society's Code of Professional Conduct
his arrest for disorderly conduct (=noisy violent behaviour)
the way in which an activity is organized and carried out:
complaints about the conduct of the elections
Disclosure of information would compromise the proper conduct of the investigation.