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English definition of “beneficial”

beneficial

adjective     /ˌben.ɪˈfɪʃ.əl/
B2 helpful , useful , or good: The improvement in sales figures had a beneficial effect / influence on the company as a whole . A stay in the country will be beneficial to his health .Useful or advantageous
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