ADJ. exemplary, good 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 control, influence Parents can influence the behaviour of their children. | alter, change, modify | display, exhibit, show Animals in zoos often display disturbed behaviour.
BEHAVIOUR + NOUN pattern
PREP. ~ towards his behaviour towards his parents
PHRASES 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