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satisfactory, proper, or polite conduct.
conduct conformable to law; orderly conduct:
The convict's sentence was reduced for good behavior.
proper fulfillment of the duties of an office, especially a public office:
The incumbent could not be discharged during good behavior.
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
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