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Definition of Behalf

Behalf

  1. Advantage; favor; stead; benefit; interest; profit; support; defense; vindication.

Behalf Quotations

People sleep peaceably in their beds at night only because rough men stand ready to do violence on their behalf.
George Orwell

Netscape was able to get the government working on its behalf.
Bill Gates

Power in defense of freedom is greater than power in behalf of tyranny and oppression, because power, real power, comes from our conviction which produces action, uncompromising action.
Malcolm X

Those who 'abjure' violence can do so only because others are committing violence on their behalf.
George Orwell

Our errors are surely not such awfully solemn things. In a world where we are so certain to incur them in spite of all our caution, a certain lightness of heart seems healthier than this excessive nervousness on their behalf.
William James
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Behalf Translations

behalf in Swedish is grund

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