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English definition of “reap the benefit, reward, etc.”

reap the benefit, reward, etc.

C2 to get something good as a result of your own actions: She studied every evening and reaped the benefit at exam time. We sold them most of their modern weapons and now we are reaping the bitter harvest.Succeeding, achieving and fulfilling
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