behaviour , (British) behavior (US)
[+person] comportement m , conduite f
→ Make sure that good behaviour is rewarded.
→ We will not tolerate that kind of behaviour.
to be on one's best behaviour très bien se tenir
[+people, animals] comportement m → patterns of behaviour → human sexual behaviour
[+organizations, organisms, machines] comportement m → the strange laws of physics that govern the behaviour of machines → a study of the behaviour of the parent stars
code of behaviour
n code m de conduite
n (British, LAW) outrage m aux bonnes mœurs
→ The committee found him guilty of indecent behaviour towards three patients