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behavioral

[ bih-heyv-yer-uhl ]
/ bɪˈheɪv yər əl /
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adjective
of, relating to, or concerned with the manner of acting or behaving:Such behavioral changes are to be expected during adolescence.
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Origin of behavioral

First recorded in 1925–30; behavior + -al1
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