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Synonyms for behest

at someone's command


  • at someone's command
  • by someone's order
  • at someone's demand
  • at someone's wish
  • by someone's decree
  • at someone's bidding
  • at someone's instruction
  • by someone's mandate
  • at someone's dictate
  • at someone's commandment

Synonyms for behest

Words related to behest

an authoritative command or request

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It held that the six loans obtained by ALFA Integrated Textile from Development Bank from 1979 to 1981 were not behest loans.
The CJP remarked ' will the questions be not raised on the independence of judiciary if it takes notice at the behest of people.
He said on Twitter that the British newspaper published the story on the behest of Prime Minister Imran Khan and Special Assistant to Prime Minister on Accountability Shahzad Akbar.
Taking to the microblogging site, Twitter, on Sunday, the leader of the opposition in the National Assembly alleged that the story was published at the behest of Prime Minister Imran Khan and his special assistant on accountability Mirza Shahzad Akbar.
The Supreme Court has affirmed the Ombudsman's decision to clear former Senator Juan Ponce Enrile and other allies of former President Ferdinand Marcos over the alleged behest loans granted to a sugar milling company in 1968 by the Philippine National Bank (PNB).
Muhammad Maqbool went to irrigate his land when three men tortured him at the behest of Mahboob.
Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) Vice President Maryam Nawaz on Tuesday said that arrest of Ishtiaq Amir Muqam - son of PML-N leader Amir Muqam - by Federal Investigation Agency (FIA), 'at the behest of his political rivals, is blatant political victimisation'.
Ex-PNB official cleared of graft !-- -- Michael Punongbayan (The Philippine Star) - January 2, 2019 - 12:00am MANILA, Philippines Saying the case has prescribed, the Sandiganbayan has dismissed the graft charges against former Philippine National Bank (PNB) board member Gerardo Sicat over his alleged role in the grant of P200 million in behest loans to cronies of the late strongman Ferdinand Marcos 38 years ago.
The survey, conducted by Gallup & Gilani Pakistan between October 8 and 15, 2018, among men and women in all the four provinces, found that most people think the NAB is doing its job well and "its operations against corrupt elements in society are being taken above any prejudice; and any action against any public officeholders should not be seen as politically-motivated or at the behest of the rulers".
PSP chief Syed Mustafa Kamal said earlier on Saturday that the establishment arranged a meeting between him and Dr Farooq Sattar at the behest of the latter.
Summary: Four Lebanese and a Syrian have been arrested on charges of forming a "terror" network and working at the behest of an extremist organization, General Security announced Friday.
He accused Lieutenant Governor Najeeb Jung of acting on behest of the Modi government and creating hurdles for the AAP government in Delhi.
RIYADH, April 21 (KUNA) -- Saudi-led Operation Decisive Storm has met its objectives and would stop at the behest of Yemeni President Abd Rabbuh Mansur Hadi, with the coalition launching operation "Renewal of Hope." The Renewal of Hope will work on resuming the political process as soon as possible and in line with UN security Council (UNSC) resolution 2216, the GCC initiative and its implementation mechanism, and outcome of the national dialogue, a statement by the coalition countries said, cited by the official SPA news agency.
He accused Defense minister Ghosn of lying and acting at the behest of Bashar Asad in the service of his Hizbullah-run statelet.