beneficiate

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beneficiate

(ˌbɛnɪˈfɪʃɪeɪt)
vb (tr)
(Mining & Quarrying) to process (ores) through reduction
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Verb1.beneficiate - process (ores or other raw materials), as by reductionbeneficiate - process (ores or other raw materials), as by reduction
metallurgy - the science and technology of metals
process, treat - subject to a process or treatment, with the aim of readying for some purpose, improving, or remedying a condition; "process cheese"; "process hair"; "treat the water so it can be drunk"; "treat the lawn with chemicals" ; "treat an oil spill"
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