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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - An authoritative command or entreaty.

Usage examples (35)
  • So the idea that Congress passed the NASA authorization act at Griffin's behest is ludricous.
  • GM's Rick Wagoner ostensibly stepped down at the president's "behest," a euphemism for
  • Learning how to better research and communicate is at ones behest.
  • Erbil: Iraqi troops attacked one Kurdish faction at the behest of another. for more
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