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benefic

[buh-nef-ik] /bəˈnɛf ɪk/
adjective
1.
doing or promoting some good; beneficent:
a benefic truce; a benefic confluence of planets.
Origin
1590-1600
1590-1600; < Latin beneficus. See bene-, -fic
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  • There are several reasons why it is benefic ial to encourage language learners to read extensively.
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benefic

/bɪˈnɛfɪk/
adjective
1.
a rare word for beneficent
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