how to pronounce behaved


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behaved is pronounced in two syllables

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An example use of behaved in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… control of how it behaved your …”

meanings of behaved


  1. Simple past tense and past participle of behave.


  1. Exhibiting the specified kind of behaviour.

behaved frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word behaved occurs in english on average 4.3 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics behaved can be related to

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 behaved can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

2) people, society, and culture;

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