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behaved Line breaks: be|haved
Pronunciation: /bɪˈheɪvd/

Definition of behaved in English:


[in combination or with submodifier]
Conducting oneself in a specified way: a well-behaved child some of the boys had been badly behaved
More example sentences
  • And I have to admit their kids are way better behaved than my own.
  • Equally badly behaved, but a little calmer and better informed, were the massive numbers from the labor unions.
  • Are our children really worse behaved than we are?
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