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ben·e·fi·cial

 (bĕn′ə-fĭsh′əl)
adj.
1. Producing or promoting a favorable result; advantageous: a trade agreement beneficial to all countries.
2. Law Involving the receipt of funds, property, or other benefits, as from an insurance policy or trust.
n. beneficials
Organisms that are beneficial to a human endeavor, especially insects that are predators of pests.

[Middle English, from Old French beneficial, from Late Latin beneficiālis, from Latin beneficium, benefit; see benefice.]

ben′e·fi′cial·ly adv.
ben′e·fi′cial·ness n.

beneficial

(ˌbɛnɪˈfɪʃəl)
adj
1. (sometimes foll by to) causing a good result; advantageous
2. (Law) law entitling a person to receive the profits or proceeds of property: a beneficial interest in land.
[C15: from Late Latin beneficiālis, from Latin beneficium kindness]
ˌbeneˈficially adv

ben•e•fi•cial

(ˌbɛn əˈfɪʃ əl)

adj.
1. conferring benefit; helpful: the beneficial effect of sunshine.
2. Law.
a. helpful in the meeting of needs.
b. involving the personal enjoyment of proceeds.
[1425–75; late Middle English < Late Latin beneficiālis]
ben`e•fi′cial•ly, adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.beneficial - promoting or enhancing well-beingbeneficial - promoting or enhancing well-being; "an arms limitation agreement beneficial to all countries"; "the beneficial effects of a temperate climate"; "the experience was good for her"
advantageous - giving an advantage; "a contract advantageous to our country"; "socially advantageous to entertain often"

beneficial

beneficial

adjective
Translations
مُفيد، نافِع
prospěšnýblahodárný
velgørende
hyödyllinensuotuisa
gagnlegur, hollur
naudingaspaveldėtojas
derīgslabvēlīgssvētīgs

beneficial

[ˌbenɪˈfɪʃəl] ADJ
1. (= advantageous) → beneficioso
beneficial to the healthbeneficioso para la salud
the change will be beneficial to youel cambio te resultará beneficioso
2. (Jur) beneficial ownerverdadero/a propietario/a m/f

beneficial

[ˌbɛnɪˈfɪʃəl] adj [effect] → bénéfique; [influence] → bénéfique
to have a beneficial effect on sth → avoir un effet bénéfique sur qch
beneficial to → bon(ne) pour

beneficial

adj
gut (to für); climate alsozuträglich (geh) (→ to +dat); influence alsovorteilhaft; advice, lessonnützlich (to für); (= advantageous)günstig, von Vorteil; the change will be beneficial to youdie Veränderung wird Ihnen guttun
(Jur) beneficial ownerNutznießer(in) m(f)

beneficial

[ˌbɛnɪˈfɪʃl] adjbenefico/a
beneficial to → che giova a, che fa bene a

beneficial

(benəˈfiʃəl) adjective
having good effects. Fresh air is beneficial to your health.
ˌbeneˈficiary (-ʃəri) , ((American) -ʃieri) plural ˌbeneˈficiaries – noun
a person who receives a gift etc (usually in a will).

beneficial

a. beneficioso-a, favorable, provechoso-a.

beneficial

adj beneficioso
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