beneficial

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Beneficial is on the Academic Word List.

PronunciationEdit

  • enPR: bĕnəfĭsh'əl, IPA (key): /ˌbɛnəˈfɪʃəl/

AdjectiveEdit

Positive
beneficial

Comparative
more beneficial

Superlative
most beneficial

  1. If something is beneficial, it helps someone or something.
    Most insects are harmful, but some may prove beneficial.

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