behalf

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle English bihalve ‎(nearby), from healfe ‎(side)

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

behalf ‎(plural behalfs or behalves)

  1. Advantage; favor; stead; benefit; interest; profit; support; defense; vindication.

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.

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Translations[edit]

References[edit]

  • behalf” (US) / “behalf” (UK) in Oxford Dictionaries, Oxford University Press
  • behalf at OneLook Dictionary Search



German[edit]

Verb[edit]

behalf

  1. First-person singular preterite of behelfen.
  2. Third-person singular preterite of behelfen.