doing or promoting some good; beneficent: a benefic truce; a benefic confluence of planets.

1590–1600; < Latin beneficus. See bene-, -fic Unabridged
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benefic (bɪˈnɛfɪk)
a rare word for beneficent

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There are several reasons why it is benefic ial to encourage language learners to read extensively.
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