Definitions of behalf:
  • noun:   as the agent of or on someone's part (usually expressed as "on behalf of" rather than "in behalf of")
    Example: "The guardian signed the contract on behalf of the minor child"
  • noun:   for someone's benefit (usually expressed as `in behalf' rather than `on behalf' and usually with a possessive)
    Example: "In your behalf"

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