beneficial

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Beneficial is part of the Academic Word List. It is important for students in college and university.

Pronunciation[change]

  • enPR: bĕnəfĭsh'əl, IPA: /ˌbɛnəˈfɪʃəl/

Adjective[change]

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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