benefit

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benefit is one of the 1000 most common headwords.
benefit
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Benefit is on the Academic Word List.

Pronunciation[change]

Noun[change]

Singular
benefit

Plural
benefits

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Benefit is on the Academic Vocabulary List.
  1. (countable) A benefit is something good that comes from something else.
    It was her idea, but she received no benefit from the new program.
    With the new job comes many new benefits, such as dental and medical insurance.

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Verb[change]

Plain form
benefit

Third-person singular
benefits

Past tense
benefited

Past participle
benefited

Present participle
benefiting

Plain form
benefit

Third-person singular
benefits

Past tense
benefitted

Past participle
benefitted

Present participle
benefitting

  1. If you benefit from something, you get something good from it.
    My health has really benefited from all the exercise I'm getting.

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