beneficial beneficial  /ˌbɛ nə ˈfɪ ʃəl/

Definition(s):

  • (adj) promoting or enhancing well-being

Usage(s):

  1. WEIL: Black tea is beneficial too; it just has a lower antioxidant content.
  2. The mere belief that something works has been shown to have modest beneficial effects.
  3. Even more intriguing, the beneficial effect seems to be long-lasting and cumulative.

News

  1. How Circadian Rhythms Give Vegetables A Healthy Boost

    A study finds there may be a way to boost some of the beneficial compounds in plants by simulating the light-dark cycle after crops are harvested. Plants use circadian rhythms to help them judge when to turn on their chemical defenses.
    on June 21, 2013     Source: NPR

  2. Beneficial Bank supports 4th of July Firecracker 5K

    The Broomall Rotary Club will host the fourth annual Firecracker 5K Run 9:25 a.m., July 4, immediately preceding the Annual Marple-Newtown Independence Day Parade. Beneficial Bank is a supporter of the 5K and has been a member of the Broomall community since 1960. The Broomall branch will be moving to the corner of Sproul Road and Paxon Hollow Road in 2014. Runners of all abilities are ...
    on June 20, 2013     Source: Marple Newtown County Press

  3. RSG Developer Services Now Offers Mutually Beneficial Exit Strategy

    RSG Developer Services Now Offers Mutually Beneficial Exit Strategy (PRWeb June 20, 2013) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2013/6/prweb10845972.htm
    on June 20, 2013     Source: PRWeb

Quotes

  1. "There's no question in my mind that ...... it is a very, very big move for the Kiwi economy - very big and very beneficial," Clark said.
    on Feb 25, 2008 By: Helen Clark Source: International Herald Tribune

  2. "Over the next few years we will have a consistent influx of investments. The 2014 World Cup will enable Brazil to have a modern infrastructure," Teixeira said. "In social terms will be very beneficial. Our objective is to make Brazil become...
    on Oct 30, 2005 By: Teixeira Source: 940 News

  3. "Although it has been working diligently with its lenders, the company has not been able to reach a mutually beneficial agreement to stabilize its financing," Carlyle said in a news release.
    on Mar 13, 2006 By: Carlyle Source: 940 News

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