someone's behalf

someone's behalf
someone's behalf
Speaking, acting, etc for (someone)
behalf

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • on (US also in) behalf of or on someone's behalf — 1》 in the interests of a person, group, or principle. → behalf …   English new terms dictionary

  • on someone's behalf — 1) instead of someone, or as a representative of someone A solicitor issued a statement on behalf of the victim s family. 2) in order to help someone She intervened with the immigration service on his behalf …   English dictionary

  • on behalf of/on someone's behalf — 1 I am writing on behalf of my client: AS A REPRESENTATIVE OF, as a spokesperson for, for, in the name of, in place of, on the authority of, at the behest of. 2 a campaign on behalf of cycling: IN THE INTERESTS OF, in support of, for, for the… …   Useful english dictionary

  • on behalf of/on someone's behalf — 1) I am writing on behalf of my client Syn: as a representative of, as a spokesperson for, for, in the name of, in place of, on the authority of 2) a campaign on behalf of cycling Syn: in the interests of, in support of, for, for th …   Synonyms and antonyms dictionary

  • behalf — ► NOUN (in phrase on (US also in) behalf of or on someone s behalf) 1) in the interests of a person, group, or principle. 2) as a representative of. ORIGIN from a mixture of the earlier phrases on his halve and bihalve him, both meaning «on his… …   English terms dictionary

  • on someone's behalf — See on behalf of …   Thesaurus of popular words

  • in or on someone's behalf — idi in someone s interests …   From formal English to slang

  • behalf — be|half [ bı hæf ] noun ** on someone s behalf/on behalf of someone or in someone s behalf/in behalf of someone 1. ) instead of someone, or as a representative of someone: A lawyer issued a statement on behalf of the victim s family. 2. ) in… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • behalf — /bəˈhaf / (say buh hahf), /bi / (say bee ) phrase 1. on someone s behalf, Also, US, in someone s behalf. in someone s interest; in aid of someone: to increase one s efforts on someone s behalf. 2. on behalf of, Also, US, in behalf of. a. as a… …  

  • behalf — [[t]bɪhɑ͟ːf, hæ̱f[/t]] ♦♦♦ 1) PHRASE: PHR after v If you do something on someone s behalf, you do it for that person as their representative. The form in someone s behalf is also used, mainly in American English. She made an emotional public… …   English dictionary

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