Translation of provecho in English:



  • 1.1 (beneficio, utilidad) benefit no sacó ningún provecho del curso he got nothing out of the course, he derived no benefit from the course le sacó mucho provecho a su estancia en el extranjero she got a lot out of her stay abroad solo piensa en su propio provecho he's only out for himself [familiar/colloquial], everything he does is done for his own benefit fue una visita de mucho provecho para los alumnos it was a very worthwhile visit for the students es un estudiante de provecho, llegará lejos he's a hardworking student, he'll go far espero que sea una experiencia de provecho I hope it will be a profitable o beneficial o worthwhile experience 1.2 (de un alimento) come mucho pero no le hace provecho he eats a lot but he doesn't gain weight ¡buen provecho! enjoy your meal!, bon appetit! hacer provecho or provechito (Río de la Plata/River Plate area) [familiar/colloquial] [bebé] to burp [familiar/colloquial], to bring up wind

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources

Word of the day moto
motorcycle …
Cultural fact of the day

The variety of catalán spoken in the Balearic Islands is called mallorquín. Some people regard it as a separate language from Catalan, which enjoys official status, but it is not officially recognized as such.