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"behave" in British English

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behaveverb [I]

uk   /bɪˈheɪv/ us   /bɪˈheɪv/
B1 to act in a particular way: She always behaves well/badly when her aunts come to visit. Whenever there was a full moon he would start behaving strangely. They behaved as if nothing had happened.
specialized science to show particular behaviour in a particular situation or under particular conditions: They learn how particles behave in solids, liquids, and gases. It is believed that animals behave differently before a natural disaster.
B1 to be good by acting in a way that has society's approval: Did the children behave (themselves)?

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(Definition of behave from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"behave" in American English

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behaveverb [I/T]

us   /bɪˈheɪv/
to act in a particular way, or to act in a way that is considered correct: [I] The judge will instruct the jury on how it is to behave.
(Definition of behave from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"behave" in Business English

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behaveverb [I]

uk   /bɪˈheɪv/ us  
to do something or happen in a particular way: Commodities markets don't always behave in the way people expect.
(Definition of behave from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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