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  • n. behaviour; demeanor

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. Behavior; demeanor.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Same as behavior.


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Old English havour, a corruption of Old French aveir, avoir, a having, of same origin as English aver a workhorse. The h is due to confusion with English have.


  • -- The word "havior" is probably of a hybrid character; partly of Anglo-Saxo, and partly of British origin.

    Notes and Queries, Number 21, March 23, 1850

  • But think carefully: do you want to encourage this kind of eBay-havior?

    How Not to Sell Your Patterns Online - A Dress A Day

  • Friday, Erwin reportedly denied havior the problems, and said his statements on the matter had been "misinterpreted".

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • • Will suspicions fade or be borne out that racial bias played a role in the French Open crowd's anti-Serena be-havior, or were fans reacting to a perceived arrogance on Williams 'part? - Serena shrugs off doubt

  • I will run no base humour: here, take the humour-letter: I will keep the havior of reputation.

    The Merry Wives of Windsor

  • Metria knew that the B-haves could be very bad; because their stings affected people's B-havior.

    Roc and a Hard Place

  • She sed, "Wh@ iz human B-havior, X-ept tryng 2 proov th@ w'r not animalz?"


  • "I swear, Mother," Shattuck muttered, "strangest be-havior I ever saw:" He gestured with the end of the shot-gun.

    The Metrognome and Other Stories

  • Androids were notorious for their crudities of be-I havior and humor.

    Out of Phaze

  • Traditional techniques employing traps and pots have developed in all regions of the world to catch demersal species Their design and operation match the specific conditions and be havior of fish in a given area.

    2 Fishing Methods and Gear


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