Meaning of “behalf” in the English Dictionary


"behalf" in English

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uk /bɪˈhɑːf/ us /bɪˈhæf/
on behalf of sb US also in behalf of sb, on sb's behalf, US also in sb's behalf

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B2 representing:

On behalf of the entire company, I would like to thank you for all your work.
Unfortunately, George cannot be with us today so I am pleased to accept this award on his behalf.
She wasn't able to be present, so I signed the letter in her behalf.

for the good of or because of:

Please don't leave on my behalf.

(Definition of “behalf” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)