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English definition of “behave”

behave

verb [I]
 
 
/bɪˈheɪv/
DO/SAY B1 to do or say things in a particular way: to behave badly/stupidly They are behaving like children.Behaving, interacting and behaviour
POLITELY (also behave yourself) B1 to be polite and not make a situation difficult: Try to behave. The children can only come if they promise to behave themselves. → Opposite misbehaveVirtue and moral good
(Definition of behave from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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