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be·half / biˈhaf/ • n. PHRASES: on (also in) behalf of (or on someone's behalf) 1. in the interests of a person, group, or principle: votes cast by labor unions on behalf of their members. 2. as a representative of: he had to attend the funeral on Mama's behalf.

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behalf XIV. orig. and mainly in phr. with genitive, as on God's, my, etc. behalf, replacing earlier on goddes, min, halve, etc. (in late OE. on mīnre healfe for my part); see BY, HALF.

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behalf

behalfbarf, behalf, calf, chaff, coif, giraffe, Graf, graph, half, laugh, scarf, scrum half, staff, strafe, wing half •headscarf • mooncalf • bar graph •telegraph • polygraph • epigraph •serigraph • cardiograph • radiograph •spectrograph • micrograph •lithograph • heliograph •choreograph • tachograph •stylograph • holograph • seismograph •chronograph, monograph •phonograph • paragraph •cinematograph • pictograph •autograph • photograph • flagstaff •jackstaff • distaff • tipstaff • epitaph •pikestaff • cenotaph

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