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noun UK (US behavior) uk   /bɪˈheɪ.vjər/  us   /-vjɚ/
B1 [U] the way that someone behaves: Her behaviour is often appalling. He was notorious for his violent and threatening behaviour. [C or U] specialized biology, chemistry, physics, psychology the way that a person, an animal, a substance, etc. behaves in a particular situation or under particular conditions: His research involved the study of instinctive behaviour in birds. These behaviours can be observed among many children who have lost a parent or other loved one.
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in Korean 행동, 처신…
in Arabic سُلوك, تَصَرُّف…
in Portuguese comportamento, conduta…
in Catalan comportament…
in Japanese (英)態度, 言動, ふるまい…
in Italian comportamento…
in Chinese (Traditional) 行為,舉止…
in Russian поведение…
in Turkish davranış, tavır…
in Chinese (Simplified) 行为,举止…
in Polish zachowanie…
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