- prep. Speaking or acting for.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. on account of; on the part of.
“Now the book is coming out in the States and Soho Press must have gotten wind of my exploits as the Herring Wonder and challenged me on behalf of Davidson.”
“James W. Treffinger did knowingly and willfully conspire with the Campaign Staffer and others to fraudulently misrepresent himself and a committee and organization acting under his control as speaking and otherwise acting for and on behalf of Candidate No. 1 on a matter which was damaging to Candidate No. 1.”
“When one of his friends was sacrificing on behalf of the king, the animal was discovered to have a malformed liver, always an ominous sign.”
“Sedlacek, who fought with the 1st Czechoslovak infantry unit in France, in the Czechoslovak brigade in Britain and in the 2nd paratrooper brigade fighting in the Tatras, thanked on behalf of those awarded.”
“His most noted legal argument was the appeal in habeas corpus proceedings on behalf of Vallandigham in”
“I mumbled about doing a bad thing and Kathy Sullivan read the riot act on behalf of the New Hampshire Democratic Party.”
“Channel 4 News reported that Brooks was confronted by the Met in 2002 about the fact a senior detective investigating the murder of a private investigator, Daniel Morgan, was targeted by Mulcaire on behalf of the News of the World.”
“It appears also, in this connection, that in ancient times there was a tridium on behalf of the deceased, according to what”
“Towards the end of his reign he encouraged the efforts made on behalf of the Catholic public schools by the provost Felbiger, and those for the Protestants by Freiherr von Zedlitz and the cathedral canon”
“This e-mail communicated responses to questions posed to WHD by Dr. Gelzer, a NASA Dryden historian, on behalf of the author.”
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