beneficent

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Latin *beneficens, from bene (good) + -ficens, combining form from faciens, present participle of facere (to make or do).

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  • (US) IPA(key): /bəˈnɛf.ə.sənt/
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beneficent (comparative more beneficent, superlative most beneficent)

  1. Given to acts that are kind, charitable, philanthropic or beneficial.

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