Translation of behavior in Spanish:

behavior

Pronunciation: /bɪˈheɪvjər; bɪˈheɪvjə(r)/
, (BrE) behaviour

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  • 1.1 (conduct) conducta (f), comportamiento (m) I want you on your best behavior quiero que te portes mejor que nunca he's been put on his best behavior le han dicho que se comportebehavior toward sb his behavior toward his wife was disgraceful fue vergonzoso como se portó con su mujer
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    • Nella was still angry at their patronising and arrogant behaviour towards her in those times.
    • He complained that the doctor's behaviour towards him had been inappropriate.
    • It was totally unacceptable behaviour towards people who had given you long and loyal service.
    1.2 (functioning) [Mech Eng] funcionamiento (m); [Chem] [Phys] comportamiento (m)
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    • Perhaps this is because they mimic evolved solutions, so their behaviour seems more natural.
    • This is so the otters' food can be hidden to encourage their natural foraging behaviour.
    • In fact operating transnationally should be a natural and normal behaviour.

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