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verb conduct pronunciation in British English /kənˈdʌkt/
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present tense
present participleconducting
past tenseconducted
past participleconducted
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  1. 1
    [transitive] [often passive] to do something in an organized way. In ordinary speech it is more usual to say that someone carries something out

    The agreement doesn’t allow you to conduct business from your home.

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  2. 2
    [transitive] formal to take someone somewhere
  3. 3
    [transitive] physics if something conducts heat or electricity, heat or electricity can move through it
  4. 4
    [intransitive/transitive] to stand in front of an orchestra or group of singers and direct the way they play or sing

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in an online conversation, repeatedly asking a person questions which suggest that you are interested in what they are talking about, but are actually intended to annoy them

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