English - Vietnamese Dictionary
behaviour /bi'heivjə/Concise Dictionary
- danh từ
- thái độ, cách đối xử; cách cư xử, cách ăn ở; tư cách đạo đức
- good behaviour: tư cách đạo đức tốt
- cách chạy (máy móc); tác động (chất...)
- to be one's good (best) behaviour
- gắng có thái độ tốt, gắng đối xử tốt; hết sức thận trọng giữ gìn trong cách đối xử sao cho đúng đắn
- to put someone on his best behaviour
- tạo điều kiện cho ai có thể tu tỉnh lại
+the action or reaction of something (as a machine or substance) under specified circumstances
+(behavioral attributes) the way a person behaves toward other people
+(psychology) the aggregate of the responses or reactions or movements made by an organism in any situation
+manner of acting or controlling yourself
Advanced English Dictionary
conduct, demeanour, deportment, bearing, manners, comportment; action(s):
His behaviour in the presence of the royal couple was abominable.
(BrE) (AmE behavior)Collocation Dictionary
1 [U] the way that sb behaves, especially towards other people: good / bad behaviour + social / sexual / criminal behaviour + His behaviour towards her was becoming more and more aggressive.
2 [U, C] the way a person, an animal, a plant, a chemical, etc. behaves or functions in a particular situation: the behaviour of insects / dolphins / chromosomes + studying human and animal behaviour + (technical) to study learned behaviours and attitudes
behavioural (BrE) (AmE behavioral ) adjective: children with behavioural difficulties + behavioural science (= the study of human behaviour)
Idioms: be on your best behaviour to behave in the most polite way you can
He had his jail term cut for good behaviour.
| acceptable | antisocial, bad, unacceptable, undesirable | deviant, problem
Teachers can't always respond effectively to problem behaviour.
| normal | strange | aggressive, criminal, disruptive, violent | animal, human, sexual, social
VERB + BEHAVIOUR
Parents can influence the behaviour of their children.
| alter, change, modify | display, exhibit, show
Animals in zoos often display disturbed behaviour.
BEHAVIOUR + NOUN
his behaviour towards his parents
behaviour and attitudes, be on your best behaviour
(= to behave very well in order to impress sb),
a code of behaviour, a pattern of behaviour, standards of behaviour
a new study looking at the behaviour and attitudes of young men
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