Begun Behave

Behalf

Meanings and phrases

behalf

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. as the agent of or on someone's part (usually expressed as rather than )
  2. for someone's benefit (usually expressed as `in behalf' rather than `on behalf' and usually with a possessive)

acting on behalf

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • A strawman is "a party acting on behalf of another person."
  • The attackers said they were acting on behalf of the rightful party leadership.
  • By the end of the decade Samuel Leavitt was routinely acting on behalf of the town.

work on behalf

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • He has been noted for his work on behalf of the Lost Boys of Sudan and other refugees.
  • In 1988, Dubiner was the recipient of the , in recognition of her work on behalf of the disabled community of Israel.
  • In 1918 she came back to Poland and started work on behalf of Ministry of Health as an inspector of children's homes.

behalf of all

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Shinka hands Rikka cruise tickets for two, on behalf of all of them.
  • The IB also audits the funds on behalf of all other interested parties.
  • The PFA is the peak lobbying body on behalf of all Australian Police Associations/unions.

efforts on behalf

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Sleeman's efforts on behalf of the defendants were praised by the tribunal.
  • In 1926, the Serbian government recognized her efforts on behalf of war orphans.
  • The purpose was to give visibility to the nuns' efforts on behalf of the poor and disenfranchised.

own behalf

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • BSA recommenced manufacturing bicycles on their own behalf from 1908.
  • The Supreme Court advised McGlinchey to seek payment of the state aid paid to defence counsel as he was acting on his own behalf.
  • Others have drawn the opposite conclusion, i.e., that, as an apostle, he would not have made a claim of apostleship on his own behalf.

working on behalf

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Powerful lobbyists working on behalf of the Arab lobby include Bob Livingston, Tony Podesta, and Toby Moffett.
  • Kalmanowitz became a central rabbinic figure and communal leader, working on behalf of refugees and Jews in difficult straits.
  • (IUP) During his freshman year at IUP, he sensed a very strong call to spend his life working on behalf of the poor and hungry.
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