Definitions for beneficentbəˈnɛf ə sənt

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

be•nef•i•centbəˈnɛf ə sənt(adj.)

  1. doing good or causing good to be done; charitable.

  2. beneficial.

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. beneficent(adj)

    doing or producing good

    "the most beneficent regime in history"

  2. beneficent, benevolent, eleemosynary, philanthropic(adj)

    generous in assistance to the poor

    "a benevolent contributor"; "eleemosynary relief"; "philanthropic contributions"


  1. beneficent(Adjective)

    Given to acts that are kind, charitable, philanthropic or beneficial.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Beneficent(adj)

    doing or producing good; performing acts of kindness and charity; characterized by beneficence


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