Share this entry

British English: /ˈbɛnɪfɪt/
American English: /ˈbɛnəfɪt/

Translation of benefit in Italian:


  • 1 uncountable (helpful effect) to be of benefit to
    (patient, environment, industry)
    to feel the benefit of
    sentire il beneficio di
    (change, holiday, treatment)
    to get some benefit from
    (holiday, treatment)
    to give somebody the benefit of one's advice, experience, knowledge
    aiutare qualcuno con i propri consigli, la propria esperienza, la propria conoscenza
  • 4 uncountable (good) See examples:it's for your own benefit for the benefit of the newcomers
    a beneficio dei nuovi arrivati
    he's just crying for your benefit
    sta piangendo per attirare la tua attenzione
  • 6before n (for charity)
    (concert, gig, match)
    di beneficenza

transitive verb forma in -ing ecc. -t-

  • giovare a, fare bene a
    (group, nation)
    (economy, industry)
    giovare a
    to do something to benefit somebody
    fare qualcosa a beneficio di qualcuno

intransitive verb forma in -ing ecc. -t-


to give somebody the benefit of the doubt

concedere a qualcuno il beneficio del dubbio

Definition of benefit in:

Share this entry


What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources


    Next Score:
    Word of the day confidant
    Pronunciation: ˈkɒnfɪdant
    a person with whom one shares a secret...