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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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  • Labaton Sucharow LLP Files Class Action Lawsuit on Behalf of Investors in International Business Machines Corporation ...
    NEW YORK -- Labaton Sucharow LLP ("Labaton Sucharow") filed a securities class action lawsuit on April 1, 2015 in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York. The lawsuit was ... Read more on this news related to 'Behalf'
  • Jeb Bush Pressed Pension Officials On Behalf of Donor's Firm
    Jeb Bush received the request from one of his campaign contributors, a man who made his living managing money: Could the then-governor of Florida make an introduction to state pension overseers? The donor was angling to gain some of the state’s investment for his private fund. Read more on this news related to 'Behalf'
  • Kirby McInerney LLP Announces Investigation on Behalf of Accelerate Diagnostics, Inc. Investors
    Kirby McInerney LLP announced today that a class action lawsuit is pending in the United States District Court for the District of Arizona on behalf of investors who acquired Accelerate Diagnostics, Inc. Read more on this news related to 'Behalf'

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