Translation of behalf in Spanish:


Pronunciation: /bɪˈhæf; bɪˈhɑːf/


  • on o (AmE also) in behalf of sb, on o (AmE also) in sb's behalf he argued on her behalf that she had been very ill alegó en su defensa or en su favor que había estado muy enferma I'd like to thank you on behalf of the team quisiera darle las gracias en nombre de or de parte de todo el equipo he accepted the award on his father's/her behalf aceptó el premio en nombre de su padre/en su nombre I'm ringing on behalf of a friend llamo de parte de un amigo don't worry on my behalf por mí no te preocupes a collection on behalf of the victims una colecta a beneficio de or en pro de los damnificados
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    • 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.

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