Meaning of “beneficent” in the English Dictionary

"beneficent" in British English

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uk /bəˈnef.ɪ.sənt/ us /bəˈnef.ɪ.sənt/ formal

helping people and doing good acts:

a beneficent aunt
noun [ U ] /bɪˈnef.ɪ.səns/ /bəˈnef.ɪ.səns/ /bəˈnef.ɪ.səns/

divine beneficence

(Definition of “beneficent” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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