benefitnounuk us /ˈben.ɪ.fɪt/
benefit noun (ADVANTAGE)
- "He says he's doing it for our benefit." "Hmm, I'm still not convinced."
- Little benefit will accrue to London from the new road scheme.
- With the benefit of hindsight, I should have taken the job.
- Women's rights groups have cried out against the proposed cut in benefit paid to single mothers.
- She studied every evening and reaped the benefit at exam time.
benefit noun (MONEY FROM GOVERNMENT)
benefit noun (EMPLOYEE EXTRAS)
benefit noun (EVENT)
benefitverb [I or T]uk us /ˈben.ɪ.fɪt/ (-t- or or -tt-)