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English definition of “beneficent”

beneficent

adjective     /bɪˈnef.ɪ.sənt/ formal
helping people and doing good acts : a beneficent aunt Generous and charitableCharity organizations beneficence /bɪˈnef.ɪ.səns/ noun [U] divine beneficence
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