- n.The tendency to speak on behalf of other people without having the right or authority to do so.Example Citation:"Beware, behalf-ies! Beware the writer who sets himself or herself up as the voice of a nation. This includes nations of race, gender, sexual orientation, elective affinities...The New Behalfism replaces literary values by political ones."— Salman Rushdie, Index on CensorshipCategory:
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