Translation of benefit in Spanish:
- 1 (good) she is exploiting the situation for her own benefitestá explotando la situación en beneficio propio or para su provechofor the benefit of your childrenpor el bien de tus hijosthe benefits of a good educationlas ventajas de una buena educaciónI didn't derive much benefit from the courseno saqué mucho (provecho) del cursobenefit
tosomebody/somethingthe improvements will be of great benefit to the publiclas mejoras serán muy beneficiosas para el público or beneficiarán mucho al públicoa change will be of benefit to youun cambio te resultará beneficioso or provechosoto give somebody the benefit of the doubtdarle a alguien el beneficio de la dudaExample sentences
- Every other facility can only be enjoyed with the benefit of good health.
- Bishop Foley took an early lead with the benefit of a strong breeze but Gaelscoil battled hard throughout and never gave up.
- Emily Barr wrote a dark, funny novel called Backpack that, with the benefit of Chick Lit packaging, gained huge sales.
- 2 2.1 (payment from state) they are not entitled to any benefitsno tienen derecho a recibir prestaciones de ningún tipohe's on unemployment benefits o (British English) benefitrecibe subsidio de desempleo or (Chile) de cesantía2.2 countable (perk)
está cobrando el paro (Spain)beneficio (masculine) or ventaja (feminine) (extrasalarial)Example sentences
- This situation in particular refers to people who receive social welfare benefits and old age pension recipients.
- Full funding for our courses can be provided for people receiving various social welfare payments or benefits.
- For longer sick leaves, they received benefits from the Social Insurance Institution.
- 3 (concert, performance)(game) (partido con fines benéficos)(before noun) (concert/performance/game)
con fines benéficosExample sentences
- His daughter presents a one-off tribute to her dad in a benefit gig for multiple-sclerosis charities.
- An independent record store must sell to the Music Town chain unless its wacky employees can raise enough money through a benefit gig.
- They could very easily put together a benefit gig and raise the money Moo lost.
transitive verb -t- or (in American English also) -tt-
- Engineering projects benefit the area and bring more people.
- She says competitions and opportunities to exhibit and display artistic work benefit the artist and bring enjoyment to people.
- She says it is going to take executives of color to bring about changes to benefit the parity of newsroom diversity.
intransitive verb -t- or (in American English also) -tt-
- beneficiarsehow will we benefit?¿de qué manera nos vamos a beneficiar?to benefit
fromsomethinghe didn't benefit much from the experienceno sacó mucho (provecho) de la experienciayou will all benefit from the changetodos se van a beneficiar con el cambioExample sentences
- Preventing people who may benefit from receiving a drug treatment that works will see us lose a decade of progress and return to a dark age of dementia care.
- The service can only exist on the subscriptions received from households who benefit from the service.
- It seems that some patients needing blood transfusions may benefit from receiving chicken blood rather than human blood.
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