conduct an orchestra

provide musical guidance for an orchestra, keep time and beat for an orchestra

English contemporary dictionary. 2014.

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  • conduct — con|duct1 W2S3 [kənˈdʌkt] v ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(carry out)¦ 2¦(music)¦ 3¦(behave)¦ 4¦(electricity/heat)¦ 5¦(show somebody something)¦ ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ [Date: 1400 1500; : Latin; Origin: conductus, past participle of conducere; CONDUCE] 1.) …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • conduct — I. noun Etymology: Middle English, from Medieval Latin conductus, from Latin conducere Date: 15th century 1. obsolete escort, guide 2. the act, manner, or process of carrying on ; management < praised for his conduct of the campaign > …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • conduct — noun /ˈkɒndʌkt / (say kondukt) 1. personal behaviour; way of acting; deportment: good conduct. 2. direction or management; execution: the conduct of a business. 3. the act of conducting; guidance; escort. 4. Obsolete a guide; an escort. –verb (t) …   Australian English dictionary

  • conduct — ► NOUN 1) the manner in which a person behaves. 2) management or direction: the conduct of foreign affairs. ► VERB 1) organize and carry out. 2) direct the performance of (a piece of music or an orchestra or choir). 3) guide to or around a place …   English terms dictionary

  • conduct — [kän′dukt΄, kän′dəkt; ] for v. [ kən dukt′] n. [< L conductus, pp. of conducere: see CONDUCE] 1. Rare the act of leading; guidance 2. the process or way of managing or directing; management; handling 3. the way that one acts; behavior;… …   English World dictionary

  • Orchestra — For other uses, see Orchestra (disambiguation). The Jalisco Philharmonic Orchestra An orchestra is a sizable instrumental ensemble that contains sections of string, brass, woodwind, and percussion instruments. The term orchestra derives from the… …   Wikipedia

  • orchestra — n. 1) to conduct, direct, lead (esp. AE) an orchestra 2) a chamber; dance; philharmonic, symphony; pops; string orchestra * * * [ ɔːkɪstrə] dance direct lead (esp. AE) an orchestra philharmonic pops string orchestra symphony …   Combinatory dictionary

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  • conduct — {{Roman}}I.{{/Roman}} noun 1 way of behaving ADJECTIVE ▪ good ▪ The prisoner was released early for good conduct. ▪ discreditable (BrE), disgraceful, immoral, improper …   Collocations dictionary

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