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benefit British & World English

An advantage or profit gained from something

benefit English Thesaurus

they improved the station for the benefit of customers

cost–benefit British & World English

Relating to or denoting a process that assesses the relation between the cost of an undertaking and the value of the resulting benefits

child benefit British & World English

(In the UK) regular payment by the state to the parents of a child up to a certain age

death benefit British & World English

The amount paid to a beneficiary upon the death of an insured person

sick benefit British & World English

Short for sickness benefit.

benefit society British & World English

Another term for friendly society.

benefit tourist British & World English

A person who travels to or within Britain in order to live off social security payments while untruthfully claiming to be seeking work

fringe benefit British & World English

An extra benefit supplementing an employee’s money wage or salary, for example a company car, private health care, etc.

health benefit British & World English

A positive effect on a person’s health gained from food, treatment, or an activity

social benefit British & World English

A benefit payable under a social security system

fringe benefit English Thesaurus

they were attracted to the deal by the fringe benefits

incapacity benefit British & World English

(In the UK) a state benefit paid to people who are unable to work due to illness or disability for a period of more than twenty-eight consecutive weeks

marginal benefit British & World English

The additional benefit arising from a unit increase in a particular activity

sickness benefit British & World English

(In the UK) benefit paid weekly by the state to an individual for sickness which interrupts paid employment

benefit of clergy British & World English

Exemption of the English clergy and nuns from the jurisdiction of the ordinary civil courts, granted in the Middle Ages but abolished in 1827

supplementary benefit British & World English

(In the UK) a weekly allowance formerly paid by the state to those with an income below a certain level, now replaced by income support

unemployment benefit British & World English

Payment made by the state or, in the US, a trade union, to an unemployed person

for the benefit of British & World English

In order to help or be useful to

defined benefit plan British & World English

A company pension plan in which an employee’s pension payments are calculated according to length of service and the salary they earned at the time of retirement

the benefit of the doubt British & World English

A concession that a person or fact must be regarded as correct or justified, if the contrary has not been proven

benefit of clergy in benefit British & World English

Exemption of the English clergy and nuns from the jurisdiction of the ordinary civil courts, granted in the Middle Ages but abolished in 1827

for the benefit of in benefit British & World English

In order to help or be useful to

the benefit of the doubt in benefit British & World English

A concession that a person or fact must be regarded as correct or justified, if the contrary has not been proven

defined benefit pension plan in defined benefit plan British & World English

A company pension plan in which an employee’s pension payments are calculated according to length of service and the salary they earned at the time of retirement


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