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suggest on another's behalf advocate , commend , recommend
representative who acts on behalf of other persons or organizations agent
as the agent of or on someone's part (usually expressed as on behalf of rather than in behalf of) behalf
for someone's benefit (usually expressed as `in behalf' rather than `on behalf' and usually with a possessive) behalf
lawsuit brought by a representative member of a large group of people on behalf of all members of the group class-action suit , class action
person appointed to represent or act on behalf of others deputy , surrogate
(Judaism) a minor fast day on Adar 13 commemorates three days that Esther fasted before approaching the Persian king on behalf of the Jewish people; the fast is connected with Purim Fast of Esther
presiding member of the jury and the one who speaks on their behalf foreperson
help by pleading on another's behalf intercede
prayer on behalf of others intercession
prayer to God on behalf of another person intercession
entreaty on behalf of another intercession
bad or dishonest management by persons supposed to act on another's behalf misconduct
(law) a person who acts on behalf of an infant or disabled person next friend
message issued in behalf of some product or cause or idea or person or institution packaging , promotion , promotional material , publicity
(law) a statement in legal and logical form stating something on behalf of a party to a legal proceeding pleading
government official who conducts criminal prosecutions on behalf of the state prosecuting attorney , prosecuting officer , prosecutor , public prosecutor
power of attorney document given by shareholders of a corporation authorizing a specific vote on their behalf at a corporate meeting proxy
act on someone else's behalf represent
act of representing; standing in for someone or some group and speaking with authority in their behalf representation
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