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tr.v. be·fit·ted, be·fit·ting, be·fits
To be suitable to or appropriate for: formal attire that befits the occasion.
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vb, -fits, -fitting or -fitted
(tr) to be appropriate to or suitable for
[C15: from be- + fit1]
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v.t. -fit•ted, -fit•ting.
to be proper or appropriate for; suit; fit.
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Past participle: befitted
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|Verb||1.||befit - accord or comport with; "This kind of behavior does not suit a young woman!"|
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verb be appropriate for, become, suit, be fitting for, be suitable for, be seemly for, behove (U.S.) He writes beautifully, as befits a poet.
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befit[bɪˈfɪt] VT (frm) → corresponder a
he writes beautifully, as befits a poet → escribe con gran belleza, como corresponde a un poeta
it ill befits him to speak thus → no es la persona más indicada para decir eso
they offered him a post befitting his experience → le ofrecieron un puesto acorde a su experiencia
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befit[bɪˈfɪt] impers vb (frm) to befit sb → addirsi a qn, confarsi a qn
it ill befits you to speak in this way → non ti si addice or non ti si confa parlare così
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