in behalf of
phrasal see on behalf of

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  • In behalf of — Behalf Be*half , n. [OE. on behalve in the name of, bihalven by the side of, fr. AS. healf half, also side, part: akin to G. halb half, halber on account of. See {Be }, and {Half}, n.] Advantage; favor; stead; benefit; interest; profit; support;… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • in behalf of — or[on behalf of] {prep.}, {formal} 1. In place of; as a representative of; for. * /John accepted the championship award on behalf of the team./ 2. As a help to; for the good of. * /The minister worked hard all his life in behalf of the poor./… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • in behalf of — or[on behalf of] {prep.}, {formal} 1. In place of; as a representative of; for. * /John accepted the championship award on behalf of the team./ 2. As a help to; for the good of. * /The minister worked hard all his life in behalf of the poor./… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • On behalf of — Behalf Be*half , n. [OE. on behalve in the name of, bihalven by the side of, fr. AS. healf half, also side, part: akin to G. halb half, halber on account of. See {Be }, and {Half}, n.] Advantage; favor; stead; benefit; interest; profit; support;… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • on behalf of — or in behalf of phrasal in the interest of; also as a representative of …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • on behalf of — See: IN BEHALF OP …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • on behalf of — See: IN BEHALF OP …   Dictionary of American idioms

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