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at the behest of somebody

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishat the behest of somebodyat the behest of somebodyformalASK FOR something/ASK somebody TO DO something because someone has asked for something or ordered something to happen The committee was set up at the behest of the president. behest
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at the behest of somebodyIs that what such a force would have done, acting at the behest of the Council of Ministers?The committee was formed at the behest of Governor Sinclair.Administration officials have said he was given the job at the behest of the White House.A proposal added Monday at the behest of Sen.Like producing their first two records at the behest of inquiring fans.
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