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English definition of “behove”

behove

verb     /bɪˈhəʊv/ US  /-ˈhoʊv/ UK old-fashioned formal (US behoove, /bɪˈhuːv/ )
it behoves sb to it is right for someone to do something: It ill behoves you to (= you should not) speak so rudely of your parents.Being suitable or unsuitable
(Definition of behove verb from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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