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An example use of behave in a speech by a native speaker of american english:
“… of fat makes the virus behave kind of …”
Behave means to act in a manner that is socially acceptable.
the word behave occurs in english on average 11.9 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C1 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.
it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that behave can be often used in the following areas:
1) business and work;
2) communication, information, and media;
3) people, society, and culture;