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English definition of “beneficent”


adjective uk   /bɪˈnef.ɪ.sənt/ formal us  
helping people and doing good acts: a beneficent auntGenerous and charitableCharity organizations
noun [U] /bɪˈnef.ɪ.səns/
divine beneficence
(Definition of beneficent from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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