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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

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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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Behalf Sample Sentences in News


  • US trying to ‘remold’ Iran on behalf of Israel: Researcher
    The West, led by the United States on behalf of Israel, is meddling in Iran’s internal affairs to reshape the country. Read more on this news related to 'Behalf'
  • Native title claim to Brisbane rejected
    Application lodged in 1998 on behalf of the Turrbal people and a 2011 claim on behalf of the Yugara people refused by federal court A long-running native title claim over Brisbane has been rejected. An application lodged in 1998 on behalf of the indigenous Turrbal people and a 2011 claim on behalf of the Yugara people were refused by the federal court on Tuesday. Read more on this news related to 'Behalf'
  • Behalf, Comdata and MasterCard Help Small Businesses Improve Cash Flow
    Small- and mid-sized businesses now have a more flexible and convenient way to pay their vendors through a collaboration announced today by Behalf, Comdata and MasterCard. T Read more on this news related to 'Behalf'

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