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.
A fraternal benefit society, Foresters offers quality life insurance and investment products, unique member benefits and inspiring community activities.
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.
The fraternal benefit society, founded in 1874, supports family well-being through quality products, unique member benefits and inspiring community activities.
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.
Other states make use of chain gangs to do tasks that benefit society as a whole (keeping parklands clean, removing graffiti and a host of other things).
It was visionary, bold, and something that would benefit society, ARMA, and its members.
Stephen Taylor, president and chief executive officer of the Lutheran fraternal benefit society, presented the cheque at a luncheon of Lutheran Life's board of directors, church representatives and local dignitaries, July 26th in Halifax.