act on behalf of sth


act on behalf of sth
UK US act for/on behalf of sb/sth
Phrasal Verb with act({{}}/ækt/ verb [I]
LAW to represent a person, company, etc. in a court of law: »

There are few exceptions to the rule that a solicitor may not act for both seller and buyer.

to represent a person, company, etc. or deal with their business for them: »

The Council of Mortgage Lenders claims to act for 98% of lenders.

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She was authorized by the Commission to act on its behalf.


Financial and business terms. 2012.

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  • act for behalf of sth — UK US act for/on behalf of sb/sth Phrasal Verb with act({{}}/ækt/ verb [I] ► LAW to represent a person, company, etc. in a court of law: »There are few exceptions to the rule that a solicitor may not act for both seller and buyer. ► to represent… …   Financial and business terms

  • act for behalf of sb/sth — UK US act for/on behalf of sb/sth Phrasal Verb with act({{}}/ækt/ verb [I] ► LAW to represent a person, company, etc. in a court of law: »There are few exceptions to the rule that a solicitor may not act for both seller and buyer. ► to represent… …   Financial and business terms

  • act for/on behalf of sth — UK US act for/on behalf of sb/sth Phrasal Verb with act({{}}/ækt/ verb [I] ► LAW to represent a person, company, etc. in a court of law: »There are few exceptions to the rule that a solicitor may not act for both seller and buyer. ► to represent… …   Financial and business terms

  • act on behalf of sb/sth — UK US act for/on behalf of sb/sth Phrasal Verb with act({{}}/ækt/ verb [I] ► LAW to represent a person, company, etc. in a court of law: »There are few exceptions to the rule that a solicitor may not act for both seller and buyer. ► to represent… …   Financial and business terms

  • act for behalf of sb — UK US act for/on behalf of sb/sth Phrasal Verb with act({{}}/ækt/ verb [I] ► LAW to represent a person, company, etc. in a court of law: »There are few exceptions to the rule that a solicitor may not act for both seller and buyer. ► to represent… …   Financial and business terms

  • act on behalf of sb — UK US act for/on behalf of sb/sth Phrasal Verb with act({{}}/ækt/ verb [I] ► LAW to represent a person, company, etc. in a court of law: »There are few exceptions to the rule that a solicitor may not act for both seller and buyer. ► to represent… …   Financial and business terms

  • act — act1 W1S1 [ækt] n ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(action)¦ 2¦(law)¦ 3¦(pretending)¦ 4 get your act together 5¦(play)¦ 6¦(performance)¦ 7¦(performer)¦ 8 a hard/tough etc act to follow 9 get in on the act 10 act of God …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • act — act1 W1S1 [ækt] n ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(action)¦ 2¦(law)¦ 3¦(pretending)¦ 4 get your act together 5¦(play)¦ 6¦(performance)¦ 7¦(performer)¦ 8 a hard/tough etc act to follow 9 get in on the act 10 act of God …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • act — 1 noun (C) 1 ACTION (C) a particular kind of action: a criminal act | act of kindness/revenge/courage etc: The Bishop condemned the attack as an act of mindless violence. | a supreme act of heroism | the sexual act (=the act of having sex) 2 be… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • act — {{Roman}}I.{{/Roman}} noun 1 thing that sb does ADJECTIVE ▪ charitable, kind ▪ heroic, selfless ▪ a heroic act of bravery ▪ aggressive …   Collocations dictionary