befit

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Etymology[edit]

be- +‎ fit

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Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /bɪˈfɪt/
  • (file)

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befit (third-person singular simple present befits, present participle befitting, simple past and past participle befitted or befit)

  1. to be fit for
    His conduct was not befitting an officer of his station.
    • 2021 June 14, Scott Mullen, “Scotland 0-2 Czech Republic”, in BBC Sport[1]:
      Clarke's side roared back with courage and belief befitting a team who had held their nerve in two shootouts to get here.

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