code of behavior




Definitions of code of behavior
  1. noun

    a set of conventional principles and expectations that are considered binding on any person who is a member of a particular group

    synonyms:
    code of conduct
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    types:

    courtly love

    (Middle Ages) a highly conventionalized code of conduct for lovers
    knight errantry

    (Middle Ages) the code of conduct observed by a knight errant who is wandering in search of deeds of chivalry
    protocol

    code of correct conduct
    type of:

    convention, formula, normal, pattern, rule

    something regarded as a normative example

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