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behave/bɪˈheɪv/verb
behavesbehavedbehaving
behave
/bɪˈheɪv/
verb
behavesbehavedbehaving
Learner's definition of BEHAVE  
: to act in an acceptable way : to act properly
[no object]
[+ object]
— opposite misbehave
[no object]  : to act in a particular way
[no object]of a thing  : to function, react, or move in a particular way
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