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British English: /bɪˈheɪv/
American English: /bəˈheɪv/

Translation of behave in French:

intransitive verb

  • 1 (act)
    (person, group, animal) (naturally, characteristically) se comporter (towards envers)
    (in given circumstances) se conduire (towards avec, envers)
    he's behaving like an idiot
    il se conduit comme un idiot
    he behaves like a tyrant
    il se comporte en tyran
    you didn't have to behave like that!
    tu n'avais pas à te conduire comme ça!
    what a way to behave!
    quelle façon de se conduire!
    the supporters behaved well/badly
    les supporters se sont bien/mal conduits
    he behaved badly towards her
    il s'est mal conduit envers elle
  • 2 (function)
    (machine, device, substance, system)
    se comporter

reflexive verb

  • to behave oneself behave yourself!
    tiens-toi bien!
    is the computer behaving itself? [humorous]
    est-ce que l'ordinateur marche?
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