Translation of deportment in Spanish:

deportment

Pronunciation: /dɪˈpɔːrtmənt; dɪˈpɔːtmənt/

n

u [formal]
  • 1.1 (carriage) porte (m)
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    • Specific gestures, such as the ‘manual rhetoric’ of Roman orators, as well as the general carriage and deportment of the whole body, have been objects of study since Classical times.
    • ‘Here she learnt the classics, modern languages, arithmetic and astronomy as well as dancing and deportment,’ says Byrne.
    • The elderly gentleman sitting next to her is transfixed by the perfectly coiffed, frosted blonde hair, the imperious cheekbones and the effortlessly elegant, straight-backed deportment.
    1.2 (conduct) conducta (f), comportamiento (m)
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    • Since antiquity, rules for deportment have guided the behaviour of the more privileged classes and those who served them.
    • Employees in foreign banks are not very different except in their manner of deportment and remuneration.
    • It conjures up images of upper class society, a world of fancy dress balls and rules for deportment that are anathema to my very soul.

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