benefit society


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benefit society

n
(Insurance) a US term for friendly society
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And with the inability to express himself, the incoherence that Konstantin knew so well, he began, with another look round at everyone, to tell his brother Kritsky's story: how he had been expelled from the university for starting a benefit society for the poor students and Sunday schools; and how he had afterwards been a teacher in a peasant school, and how he had been driven out of that too, and had afterwards been condemned for something.
GCU) is a fraternal benefit society providing life insurance, annuities and additional products to its more than 40,000 members.
The term has become a buzzword among international donors and African politicians who take it to mean a fairer distribution of wealth and other measures that benefit society at large.
When gauging the perception among future leaders about innovation and its impact on society, 84 per cent say business innovations have a positive impact on society, and 65 per cent feel their own company's activities benefit society in some way.
The return on investment would be deferred longer here than in other larger countries but I believe it would benefit society as a whole.
In fact, amending the law to allow societies to make such investments could only result in greater returns for fraternal benefit society policy holders in New York.
Pre-arranging a woodland burial is similar to an organ donor card - specifying what you would want done, to benefit society, after you pass away.
The statement reads in part, "We have committed ourselves and our institutions to creating educational environments that strive to imbue in our children the highest moral values, a depth of knowledge, and a proficiency in skills enabling them to support themselves and their families, and to benefit society at large.
They claim that we failed to specify exactly how human studies could benefit society, but we clearly stated in our article (Resnik and Portier 2005) that these studies could promote public health by providing knowledge that may be useful in regulating pesticides.
Thus, notions of masculinity and femininity in their differences were meant to benefit society.
The company, which was formed when Lutheran Brotherhood of Minneapolis and Aid Association for Lutherans merged in 2002, is the largest fraternal benefit society in the United States.
Indeed, for Humanists, the primary purpose of the scientific method is to pursue compassionate goals, improving the world through the quest for knowledge and using that knowledge to benefit society and the environment.