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Definition of "behooves" []

  • Third-person singular simple present indicative form of behoove. (verb) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "behooves" in a sentence
  • "But when dealing with a transcription and Romanicization of a language that you are unfamiliar with, surely it behooves yeah, I said "behooves" and I wasn't calling you "Shirley" the person preparing the document to check with someone who is familiar with the that language."
  • "I think it "behooves" the IOC to prove that this relay route is NOT a political stunt by China when they know damn well what the situation is!"
  • "Second, as with business habitats, it behooves America to viscerally understand, without judgment, the truth and social reality that is the heart and mind of a Muslim."