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behalf

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishbehalfbe‧half /bɪˈhɑːf $ bɪˈhæf/ ●●○ S3 W3 AWL noun   on behalf of somebody
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behalfAmnesty International also intervened on her behalf and only days before she was due to leave, she was given a passport.I can call on no congressman to worry on my behalf.Anyone who wants to put money away on behalf of a child will find higher rates at a building society.The president's lobbying on behalf of his programme was uneven and spasmodic.Donald's offer on behalf of the company to buy a round of drinks had been ambiguous and caused uncertainty among us.He was able to testify on his own behalf and have witnesses who testified for him.Although the under-18s can not trade shares themselves, adults can buy stakes in collective investment funds on their behalf.