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  • prep. Speaking or acting for.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. on account of; on the part of.


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  • 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.

    The Double Life is Twice as Good

  • 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.

    How to Rig an Election

  • 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.

    Alexander the Great

  • 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.

    Prague Monitor

  • His most noted legal argument was the appeal in habeas corpus proceedings on behalf of Vallandigham in

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 12: Philip II-Reuss

  • I mumbled about doing a bad thing and Kathy Sullivan read the riot act on behalf of the New Hampshire Democratic Party.

    How to Rig an Election

  • 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.

    Families of 7/7 victims 'were targets of phone hacking'

  • It appears also, in this connection, that in ancient times there was a tridium on behalf of the deceased, according to what

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 12: Philip II-Reuss

  • 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

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 12: Philip II-Reuss

  • This e-mail communicated responses to questions posed to WHD by Dr. Gelzer, a NASA Dryden historian, on behalf of the author.

    First Man