- 1Favorable or advantageous; resulting in good: the beneficial effect on the economy discoveries beneficial to mankindMore example sentences
- There is also evidence that consumption of organically produced food is beneficial to human health.
- The more positive one is in his thoughts the more he is beneficial to himself and the society.
- That would be beneficial to manufacturers interested in borrowing to invest in productivity.
- 1.1 Law Of or relating to rights, other than legal title: the beneficiary will be taxed on the value of his beneficial use of the propertyMore example sentences
- It would appear that Amanda is neither a legal nor a beneficial owner of the property.
- It made no reference to any ownership of any interest, legal or beneficial, in No.11.
- An intention to share a beneficial interest in property has to be manifested to give rise to a rival obligation.
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- According to a leading professor in food and health, Ian Rowland, the pro-biotics contained in the butter can beneficially influence various stages in the initiation and development of colon cancer.
- The process makes for a special relationship between tutor and student, and generations of Oxford students have, in the main, been profoundly and certainly beneficially affected by the experience.
- Moreover, if difficulties do exist, they are only temporary ones which will be resolved beneficially, as was the case with the similar difficulties of the last century.
late Middle English: from late Latin beneficialis, from beneficium (see benefice).