English to Afrikaans Meaning :: behest

Behest :
aandrang
- aandrangbehests
 

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Noun(1) an authoritative command or request

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(1) Even if people switch their votes from party to party, election by election it does not follow that they do so at the behest of their daily paper.(2) they had assembled at his behest(3) He was merely rebalancing his portfolio, at the behest of his financial adviser.(4) The early European navigators and explorers mostly undertook their voyages at the behest of kings in search of wealth.(5) the slaughter of the male children at the behest of Herod(6) To say what was done was done at the behest of officials is totally incorrect.(7) The items were sold at the behest of his descendants and fetched much more than the auctioneers had bargained for.
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(1) at the behest ::
op aandrang
Synonyms
Noun
1. instruction ::
opdrag
2. requirement ::
vereiste
3. demand ::
vraag
4. insistence ::
aandrang
6. request ::
versoek
7. wish ::
wil
8. desire ::
begeerte
9. will ::
sal
10. command ::
bevel
11. injunction ::
opdrag
12. order ::
orde
13. decree ::
dekreet
14. ruling ::
regerende
15. directive ::
richtlijn
16. mandate ::
mandaat
17. say-so ::
sĂȘ-so
18. rescript ::
reskrip
Different Forms
behest, behests
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