Translation of "benefit" - English-Spanish dictionary


noun uk /ˈben·ɪ·fɪt/ us /ˈben·əˌfɪt/

B1 something good that helps you

I’ve had the benefit of a happy childhood.

a helpful service that employees receive in addition to their pay

ventaja extrasalarial
The personnel director outlined the employee benefits – health insurance, pension plan, etc.
for someone’s benefit

in order to help someone

por el bien de alguien
We bought the piano for the children’s benefit.
give someone the benefit of the doubt

to choose to believe what someone tells you even though it may be wrong or a lie

conceder a alguien el beneficio de la duda
verb uk /ˈben·ɪ·fɪt/ us /ˈben·əˌfɪt/

to help someone

These changes will benefit the whole company.

(Translation of “benefit” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)


noun /ˈbenəfit/

something good to receive, an advantage

At that time, I didn’t have the benefit of experience
the benefits of a healthy diet.
give (someone) the benefit of the doubt

to assume that someone is telling the truth because one cannot be sure that he or she is not doing so

dar a uno el beneficio de la duda
I’m prepared to give her the benefit of the doubt on this occasion.
benefited and benefiting have one t.

(Translation of “benefit” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)