benefactor

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Latin benefactor (he who bestows a favor), from benefaciō (benefit someone), from bene (good) + faciō (do, make).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (file)

Noun[edit]

benefactor (plural benefactors)

  1. Somebody who gives one a gift. Usually refers to someone who gives money to a charity or another form of organization.

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From benefacio +‎ -tor.

Noun[edit]

benefactor m (genitive benefactōris); third declension

  1. benefactor; one who confers a favour

Inflection[edit]

Third declension.

Number Singular Plural
nominative benefactor benefactōrēs
genitive benefactōris benefactōrum
dative benefactōrī benefactōribus
accusative benefactōrem benefactōrēs
ablative benefactōre benefactōribus
vocative benefactor benefactōrēs

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