English - Vietnamese Dictionary
behalf /bi:hɑ:f/Concise Dictionary
- danh từ
- on (in) behalf of thay mặt cho, nhân danh
- on behalf of my friends: thay mặt cho các bạn tôi, nhân danh cho các bạn tôi
- on my behalf: nhân danh cá nhân tôi
+as the agent of or on someone's part (usually expressed as "on behalf of" rather than "in behalf of")
+for someone's benefit (usually expressed as `in behalf' rather than `on behalf' and usually with a possessive)
Advanced English Dictionary
on or US in behalf of or on or US in one's behalf. for, as a representative of, in place of, instead of, in the name of, on the part of; in the interest of, for the benefit or advantage of:
The lawyer is acting on behalf of the heirs.
Idioms: in behalf of sb
in sb's behalf (AmE) in order to help sb: We collected money in behalf of the homeless.
on behalf of sb
on sb's behalf
1 as the representative of sb or instead of them: On behalf of the department I would like to thank you all. + Mr Knight cannot be here, so his wife will accept the prize on his behalf.
2 because of sb; for sb: Don't worry on my behalf.
3 in order to help sb: They campaigned on behalf of asylum seekers.
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