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good behavior

noun
1.
satisfactory, proper, or polite conduct.
2.
conduct conformable to law; orderly conduct:
The convict's sentence was reduced for good behavior.
3.
proper fulfillment of the duties of an office, especially a public office:
The incumbent could not be discharged during good behavior.
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  • However, they would not receive any, but such as could carry sufficient certificate of their modesty and good behavior.
  • good behavior and learning accomplishments were rewarded over the short term.
  • Past good behavior is no guarantee against future lapses of professional decorum.
  • We desperately need to develop more effective ways of supporting the good behavior of organizations.
  • And also, there are lots of examples of good behavior.
  • Maybe some people focus too much on the training, and not on the times when he is giving the dogs affection for good behavior.
  • The stigma didn't go away with later generations and wasn't erased by personal good behavior.
  • In exchange for his testimony, and as a result of good behavior, the feds had eased the terms of his pretrial detention.
  • Willy's good behavior depends on an appreciation of his innate disposition and a judicious balance of carrot and stick.
  • There are good things about using the tax code to encourage good behavior.

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