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Behalf Meaning and Definition in Dictionary

Definitions from Wordnet 2.0


  • as the agent of or on someone''s part (usually expressed as "on behalf of" rather than "in behalf of"); "the guardian signed the contract on behalf of the minor child"; "this letter is written on behalf of my client";
  • for someone''s benefit (usually expressed as `in behalf'' rather than `on behalf'' and usually with a possessive); "in your behalf"; "campaigning in his own behalf"; "spoke a good word in his friend''s behalf"

Definitions from Wiktionary


  • as the agent of or on someone's part (usually expressed as "on behalf of" rather than "in behalf of"); "the guardian signed the contract on behalf of the minor child"; "this letter is written on behalf of my client"; ,
  • for someone's benefit (usually expressed as `in behalf' rather than `on behalf' and usually with a possessive); "in your behalf"; "campaigning in his own behalf"; "spoke a good word in his friend's behalf"

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Wikipedia Meaning and Definition on 'Behalf'


  • A Party Political Broadcast on Behalf of the Emotional Party: A Party Political Broadcast (on Behalf of the Emotional Party) is the title of Ian McNabb's 4th solo album after leaving The Icicle Works. The album peaked
  • Handels-og Kontorfunktionaerernes Forbund I Danmark v Dansk Arbejdsgiverforening, acting on behalf of Danfoss: Kontorfunktionaerernes Forbund I Danmark v Dansk Arbejdsgiverforening, acting on behalf of Danfoss (1989) C-109/88 is an EU labour law case, which held that if

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'Behalf' example sentence in quotations


* Murder is unique in that it abolishes the party it injures, so that society has to take the place of the victim and on his behalf demand atonement or grant forgiveness it is the one crime in which society has a direct interest. - W. H. Auden

* Pray To ask the laws of the universe to be annulled on behalf of a single petitioner confessedly unworthy. - Ambrose Bierce

* At least two-thirds of our miseries spring from human stupidity, human malice and those great motivators and justifiers of malice and stupidity idealism, dogmatism and proselytizing zeal on behalf of religous or political ideas. - Aldous Huxley


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  • SHAREHOLDER ALERT: Pomerantz Law Firm Investigates Claims on Behalf of Investors of Casey's General Stores, Inc. -- CASY
    NEW YORK -- Pomerantz LLP is investigating claims on behalf of investors of Casey's General Stores, Inc. ("CASY" or the "Company"). Such investors are advised to contact Francis P. ... Read more on this news related to 'Behalf'
  • Michael Clarke Wins Praise For Incredibly Brave Statement About 'Little Brother' Phil Hughes
    An emotional Australian cricket captain Michael Clarke has be roundly praised after giving an incredibly moving statement on behalf of the family of Phil Hughes. South Australian batsman Hughes, 25, died in a Sydney hospital on Thursday from a "catastrophic" injury to his head, two days after being struck by a delivery during a domestic first-class match Read more on this news related to 'Behalf'
  • Ferguson: Brown family lawyers slam grand jury decision
    Lawyers speaking on behalf of Michael Brown Jr's family have slammed a grand jury's decision not to pursue criminal charges against police officer… Read more on this news related to 'Behalf'

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