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behalf

be·half

behalf

 
 
pronunciation:
b haef [or] bih haef
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Word Combinations (noun)
part of speech: noun
definition 1: support; aid (preceded by " in" or "on" and followed by "of").
They raised funds on behalf of the homeless.
definition 2: representation; proxy (preceded by "on" and followed by "of").
On behalf of the company's president, the manager welcomed the new workers.
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