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beneficiary Explained

beneficiary at CMU American English spelling Of Explained:


beneficiary at English => English (Longman) Of Explained:

n plural beneficiaries [C] //
1 someone who gets advantages from an action or change: beneficiary of// --The rich were the main beneficiaries of the tax cuts.//
2 someone who receives money or property from someone else who has died: beneficiary of// --He was the chief beneficiary of his father's will.//

beneficiary at English => English (The Britannica Concise) Of Explained:

Person or entity (e.g., a charity or estate) that receives a benefit from something (e.g., a trust, life-insurance policy, or contract). A primary beneficiary receives proceeds from a trust or insurance policy before any other. A contingent beneficiary receives proceeds upon the occurrence of a specified event, such as the death of the primary beneficiary. A direct beneficiary is a third party whom contracting individuals intend to benefit from a contract; an incidental beneficiary benefits without that being the contracting individuals' intention.

beneficiary at English => English (Moby Thesaurus II) Of Explained:

42 Moby Thesaurus words for "beneficiary":
allottee, almsman, almswoman, annuitant, assign, assignee,
benefice-holder, cestui, cestui que trust, cestui que use,
deedholder, devisee, donee, feoffee, feudatory, grantee,
householder, incumbent, laird, landlady, landlord, legatary,
legatee, lord, master, mesne, mesne lord, mistress, owner,
patentee, pensionary, pensioner, proprietary, proprietor,
proprietress, proprietrix, rentier, resident, residentiary, squire,
stipendiary, titleholder

beneficiary at English => English (English Thesaurus) Of Explained:

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beneficiary at English => English (Oxford Advanced Learners) Of Explained:

Beneficiary at English => English (Websters 1913) Of Explained:

Beneficiary \Ben`e*fi"ci*a*ry\, a. [Cf. F. b['e]n['e]ficiaire,
LL. beneficiarius.]
1. Holding some office or valuable possession, in
subordination to another; holding under a feudal or other
superior; having a dependent and secondary possession.

A feudatory or beneficiary king of England. --Bacon.

2. Bestowed as a gratuity; as, beneficiary gifts.

Beneficiary \Ben`e*fi"ci*a*ry\, n.; pl. {Beneficiaries}.
1. A feudatory or vassal; hence, one who holds a benefice and
uses its proceeds. --Ayliffe.

2. One who receives anything as a gift; one who receives a
benefit or advantage; esp. one who receives help or income
from an educational fund or a trust estate.

The rich men will be offering sacrifice to their
Deity whose beneficiaries they are. --Jer. Taylor.

beneficiary at English => English (WordNet) Of Explained:

adj : having or arising from a benefice; "a beneficiary baron"
n 1: the recipient of funds or other benefits [syn: {donee}]
2: the semantic role of the intended recipient who benefits
from the happening denoted by the verb in the clause [syn:
{benefactive role}]

beneficiary at English (WD) Of Explained:

Inter: was wotd » 2010|January|21



Inter: etyl » la Inter: term » bene||well + Inter: term » facio||make + -ary


* Inter: a » UK Inter: IPA » /ˌbɛn.ɪˈfɪʃ.əɹ.i/|/ˌbɛn.əˈfɪʃ.əɹ.i/
  • Inter: a » US Inter: IPA » /ˌbɛn.ɨˈfɪʃ.ɚ.i/|/bɛn.əˈfɪʃ.iˌɚ.i/


    Inter: en-noun » beneficiaries

  • One who benefits or receives an advantage.
    1. : You are the lucky beneficiary of this special offer.
    2. Inter: quote-news »

    |date=September 7
    |author=Dominic Fifield
    |title=England start World Cup campaign with five-goal romp against Moldova
    |work=The Guardian
    |passage=The most obvious beneficiary of the visitors' superiority was Frank Lampard. By the end of the night he was perched 13th in the list of England's most prolific goalscorers, having leapfrogged Sir Geoff Hurst to score his 24th and 25th international goals. No other player has managed more than the Chelsea midfielder's 11 in World Cup qualification ties, with this a display to roll back the years.
    1. Inter: lega » l One who benefits from the distribution, especially of an estate.
    2. : If any beneficiary does not survive the Settlor for a period of 30 days then the Trustee shall distribute that beneficiary’s share to the surviving beneficiaries by right of representation.

      Related terms

      * benefactor

  • benefactress


    Inter: trans-top » one who benefits from the distribution, especially of an estate
  • Dutch: Inter: t+ » nl|begunstigde|m|f
  • Finnish: Inter: t- » fi|perillinen (estate); Inter: t- » fi|edunsaaja (general)
  • French: Inter: t+ » fr|bénéficiaire|m
  • German: Inter: t+ » de|Nutznießer|m
  • Hungarian: Inter: t+ » hu|haszonélvező

  • Inter: trans-mi » d
    • Polish: Inter: t- » pl|beneficjent|m
    • Russian: Inter: t+ » ru|бенефициар|m, Inter: t+ » ru|выгодоприобретатель|m
    • Swedish: Inter: t- » sv|förmånstagare|c
    • Telugu: లబ్ధిదారుడు (labdhidaaruDu)

    Inter: trans-botto » m

    See also

    * Inter: pedialit » e
    Translation: et » beneficiary
    Translation: fa » beneficiary
    Translation: ko » beneficiary
    Translation: io » beneficiary
    Translation: kn » beneficiary
    Translation: hu » beneficiary
    Translation: mg » beneficiary
    Translation: ml » beneficiary
    Translation: my » beneficiary
    Translation: no » beneficiary
    Translation: pl » beneficiary
    Translation: fi » beneficiary
    Translation: sv » beneficiary
    Translation: ta » beneficiary
    Translation: te » beneficiary
    Translation: tr » beneficiary
    Translation: vi » beneficiary
    Translation: zh » beneficiary