well behaved Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

Meaning of “well behaved” in the English Dictionary

"well behaved" in British English

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well behavedadjective

uk   us   approving
behaving in a way that is ​accepted as ​correct: [before noun] a well-behaved ​child
(Definition of well behaved from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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 /ˈwel bɪˈheɪvd/
behaving in a way that is ​consideredcorrect: a well-behaved ​boy
(Definition of well-behaved from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “well behaved”
in Arabic مُؤدّب…
in Korean 예의가 바른…
in Portuguese bem-comportado, bem-educado…
in Catalan ben educat, formal…
in Japanese 行儀のよい…
in Chinese (Simplified) 有礼貌的, 行为端正的…
in Turkish terbiyeli, uslu…
in Russian хорошо ведущий себя, послушный…
in Chinese (Traditional) 有禮貌的, 行為端正的…
in Italian educato…
in Polish grzeczny, dobrze wychowany…
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