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Related to benefactress: benefactor
A woman who gives aid, especially financial aid.
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ben•e•fac•tress(ˈbɛn əˌfæk trɪs, ˌbɛn əˈfæk-)
a woman who confers a benefit, bequest, or endowment.
usage: See -ess.
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benefactress[ˈbenɪfæktrɪs] n → bienfaitrice f
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benefactress[ˈbɛnɪˌfæktrɪs] n → benefattrice f
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