how to pronounce behalf


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the above transcription of behalf is a detailed (narrow) transcription according to the rules of the International Phonetic Association; you can find a description of each symbol by clicking the phoneme buttons in the secction below.

behalf is pronounced in two syllables

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An example use of behalf in a speech by a native speaker of british english:

“… i'm only here on behalf of a distant …”

meaning of behalf

On behalf of means in the place of, on behalf of someone else.

behalf frequency in english - C1 level of CEFR

the word behalf occurs in english on average 13.3 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C1 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics behalf can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that behalf can be often used in the following areas:

1) business and work;

2) communication, information, and media;

3) people, society, and culture;

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