Significado de “benefactor” - en el Diccionario Inglés

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benefactor en inglés británico

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benefactornoun [ C ]

uk /ˈben.ɪ.fæk.tər/ us /ˈben.ə.fæk.tɚ/ female also benefactress,

Examples from literature

  • And herewith greetings and heartfelt thanks, for I know your members to be great benefactors to suffering humanity. 
  • He was my benefactor. 
  • In many villages there are old almshouses founded by pious benefactors for "poor brethren and sisters." 
  • Sometimes I knew the hand by which assistance was sent, but at other times my benefactors remained unknown. 
  • These had been bestowed on the monastic churches by benefactors, who considered that what was used in the service of God should be the best which man could offer. 

(Definición de benefactor del Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

benefactor en inglés americano

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benefactornoun [ C ]

us /ˈben·əˌfæk·tər/

someone who gives money to help an organization, society, or person

(Definición de benefactor del Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

benefactor en inglés de negocios

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benefactornoun [ C ]

uk /ˈbenɪfæktər/ us FINANCE

someone who gives money to a person or organization, usually without expecting anything back in return:

They hope to find a benefactor, and turn the factory into a museum.

(Definición de benefactor del Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)