Definitions for behalfbɪˈhæf, -ˈhɑf

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  1. 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";

  2. behalf(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"

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  1. behalf(Noun)

    Advantage; favor; stead; benefit; interest; profit; support; defense; vindication.

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  1. Behalf(noun)

    advantage; favor; stead; benefit; interest; profit; support; defense; vindication

British National Corpus

  1. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'behalf' in Written Corpus Frequency: #4590

  2. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'behalf' in Nouns Frequency: #2483


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