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beneficiarynoun [C]

 us   /ˌben·əˈfɪʃ·iˌer·i, -ˈfɪʃ·ə·ri/
a ​person or ​group who ​receivesmoney or other ​benefits as a ​result of something ​else: Among ​major beneficiaries of the new ​taxlaw will be ​gianttelecommunicationscompanies.
(Definition of beneficiary from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)







"beneficiary" in British English

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beneficiarynoun [C]

uk   /ˌben.ɪˈfɪʃ.ər.i/  us   /-i.er.i/
a ​person or ​group who ​receivesmoney, ​advantages, etc. as a ​result of something ​else: Her ​wife was the ​chief beneficiary of her will.
(Definition of beneficiary from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"beneficiary" in Business English

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beneficiarynoun [C]

uk   us   /ˌbenɪˈfɪʃəri/ (plural beneficiaries)
a ​person or ​group that receives ​money, ​advantages, ​help, etc. from something: beneficiary of sth London will be the beneficiary of ​investment in its ​transportsystem. They were the beneficiaries of ​freeeducation.
LAW, INSURANCE a ​person who receives ​money or ​property from someone who has died: beneficiary of sth Her husband was the sole beneficiary of her ​lifeinsurancepolicy. He ​designated her the beneficiary of half his ​estate.beneficiary under sth One of the beneficiaries under his will was his ​businesspartner.
LAW, INSURANCE, FINANCE a ​person or ​group that receives ​payments from a ​pensionplan, insurancepolicy, trust, etc.: beneficiary of sth The family are beneficiaries of a ​trust which ​owns a ​number of ​properties around the ​world.
(Definition of beneficiary from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “beneficiary”
in Chinese (Simplified) 受益人…
in Turkish düşkün, yardıma muhtaç…
in Russian лицо, к выгоде которого что-либо происходит…
in Chinese (Traditional) 受益人…
in Polish beneficjent/ka, spadkobier-ca/czyni…
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