behoove (one) to (do something)

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behoove (one) to (do something)

To be a beneficial action for one to take. It behooves him to give his boss two weeks' notice so that he maintains a good professional relationship with her. It would behoove you to call your mother before she hears about your pregnancy from someone else.
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So as such, because of the economies of scale, unless the homes are pretty much adjacent to each other, it would not behoove one to buy a facility with less than 100-120 beds.