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ben•e•fi•cial



Pronunciation: (ben"u-fish'ul), [key]
adj.
1. conferring benefit; advantageous; helpful: the beneficial effect of sunshine.
2. Law.
a. helpful in the meeting of needs: a beneficial association.
b. involving the personal enjoyment of proceeds: a beneficial owner.

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