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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - As the agent of or on someone's part; For someone's benefit

Usage examples (42)
  • The universe will reward you for taking risks on its behalf.
  • 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 more
Tutoring comment
  • Being agent of or on someone's part is usually expressed as "on behalf of" rather than "in behalf of"; For someone's benefit this word is commonly used as `in behalf' rather than `on behalf' and usually with a possessive.
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