at the behest of someone

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variants: or at someone's behest

Definition of at the behest of someone

formal
: because of being asked or ordered by someone A special meeting will be held at the senator's behest.

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“At the behest of someone.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/at%20the%20behest%20of%20someone. Accessed 3 Aug. 2021.

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