behalf

All Noun
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  • The month May shows separate regional rights that may effect society on cultural behalf.
  • The sons fought many wars on behalf of their father when they came of age.
  • The emperor refused it for himself, but accepted it on behalf of his young son.
  • She was also active in her work on behalf of prisoners.
  • The king did recognize the efforts of the foreign powers on his behalf.
  • Three months later, at his trial, all of the witnesses speak on his behalf.
  • During the period he refused offers by the manager to handle the media on his behalf.
  • If his plans failed, it was almost always out of luck on behalf of the other characters.
  • Commercial speech is speech done on behalf of a company or individual for the purpose of making a profit.
  • Mercy is to be given to the son for or on behalf of his mother/father.
  • Social workers promote social justice and social change with and on behalf of clients.
  • Sometimes private bus operators run services on behalf of the transport companies.
  • After leaving Washington, Nancy made numerous public appearances, many on behalf of her husband.
  • There is a holy spirit who can't intervene on our behalf unless we ask it.
  • He finds himself drawn into a mission on behalf of the replicants he was once assigned to kill.
  • Over time, arrangement continued to exercise executive authority on the sovereign's behalf.
  • He was accused of compelling companies doing business with his department to make campaign contributions on his behalf.
  • Lincoln's men, led by his friend David Davis, were active on his behalf.
  • Relatives of all three accepted the awards on their behalf.
  • One could also ask someone alive to make du'a to God on one's behalf.
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Words starting with behalf

Meaning of behalf

  • noun 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
  • noun 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