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Date: 1600-1700
Language: French
Origin: déportement, from Old French deporter 'to behave', from Latin portare 'to carry'

deportment

noun
     
de‧port‧ment [uncountable]
1 British English the way that someone stands and walks:
lessons in manners and deportment
2 old-fashioned especially American English the way that someone behaves in public

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