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misbehave

verb [I] (PERSON)    /ˌmɪs.bɪˈheɪv/
C1 to behave badly: I was always getting in trouble for misbehaving at school.Bad and wrong behaviourDisobedientObeying and breaking the lawObedient and compliant misbehaviour UK (US misbehavior)     /-ˈheɪ.vjər/ US  /-ˈheɪ.vjɚ/ noun [U] The school expelled him for persistent misbehaviour.Bad and wrong behaviourDisobedientObeying and breaking the lawObedient and compliant
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