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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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  • She would make no promises for future good-behavior, she showed no evidence of shame.

    The Girl and Her Religion Margaret Slattery

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