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Definition of beneficent adjective from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

     

    beneficent

     adjective
    adjective
    NAmE//bɪˈnɛfəsnt//
     
    (formal)
     
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  1. 1giving help; showing kindness synonym generous
  2. 2 the beneficent powers of Nature
beneficence
 
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NAmE//bɪˈnɛfəsns//
 
noun [uncountable]
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