Definición de behalf en inglés:

behalf

Saltos de línea: be¦half
Pronunciación: /bɪˈhɑːf
 
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sustantivo

(in phrase on (US also in) behalf of or on someone's/something's behalf)
  • 1In the interests of a person, group, or principle: he campaigned on behalf of the wrongly convicted four
    Más ejemplos en oraciones
    • In turn, the organization will negotiate on your behalf for lower interest rates and a more convenient payment option.
    • The hospital is also keen to hear from those interested in fundraising on its behalf.
    • In the previously more common subsidized loan, the state pays the interest on the student 's behalf while he or she is attending school.
    Sinónimos
    in the interests of, in support of, for, for the benefit of, for the good of, for the sake of, to the advantage of, to the profit of, on account of
  • 2As a representative of: he had to attend the funeral on Mama’s behalf
    Más ejemplos en oraciones
    • I'm selling this on behalf of my soon-to-be Mother-in-Law (who doesn't "get" eBay).
    • On behalf of my family and my father, I'd like to thank the council and the city of Los Angeles for this great honor.
    • On behalf of my colleagues it gives me pleasure to welcome Mark on to the Board of Directors.

Origen

Middle English: from a mixture of the earlier phrases on his halve and bihalve him, both meaning 'on his side' (see by, half).

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