at the behest of someone

variants: or

at someone's behest

Definition of at the behest of someone

formal

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

Word by Word Definitions

behestplay
  1. :  an authoritative order :  command

    :  an urgent prompting

someoneplay
  1. :  some person :  somebody


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