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on behalf of
* * * sb = 1) instead of sb, or as their representative 2) because of or for sb
beneficial
having a good effect (≠ detrimental)
beneficiary
sb who gets advantages from an action or change
benefit
an advantage, improvement, or help that you get from sth
benefit
If you * from sth or it benefits you, it gives you an advantage, improves your life, or helps you in some way
bias
an opinion about whether a person, group, or idea is good or bad which influences how you deal with it
bias
to unfairly influence attitudes, choices, or decisions
biased
1) unfairly preferring one person or group over another 2) more interested in a particular thing than in another
bond
an official document promising that a government or company will pay back money that it has borrowed, often with interest
bond
1) If two things * with each other, they become firmly fixed together, especially after they have been joined with glue 2) to develop a special relationship with sb
brevity
(formal) the quality of expressing sth in very few words
brief
1) continuing for a short time 2) using very few words or including few details
brief
to give sb all the information about a situation that they will need
brief
1) official instructions that explain what sb's job is, what their duties are etc 2) [law] a short spoken or written statement giving facts about a law case
briefly
1) for a short time 2) in as few words as possible
briefing
information or instructions that you get before you have to do sth
bulk
1) the main or largest part of sth 2) a big mass or shape of sth
bulky
1) sth that is * is bigger than other things of its type and is difficult to carry or store 2) sb who is * is big and heavy