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deportment

[dih-pawrt-muh nt, -pohrt-] /dɪˈpɔrt mənt, -ˈpoʊrt-/
noun
1.
demeanor; conduct; behavior.
2.
the conduct or obedience of a child in school, as graded by a teacher.
Origin of deportment
1595-1605
1595-1605; < French déportement, equivalent to déporte(r) (see deport) + -ment -ment
Synonyms
See behavior.
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British Dictionary definitions for deportment

deportment

/dɪˈpɔːtmənt/
noun
1.
the manner in which a person behaves, esp in physical bearing: military deportment
Word Origin
C17: from French déportement, from Old French deporter to conduct (oneself); see deport
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Word Origin and History for deportment
n.

c.1600, from French déportement, from déporter "behave" (see deport).

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