beneficiary beneficiary  /ˌbɛ nə ˈfɪ ʃi ˌɛ ri/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) the recipient of funds or other benefits
  2. (n) the semantic role of the intended recipient who benefits from the happening denoted by the verb in the clause
  3. (adj) having or arising from a benefice

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. Wang Qishan recognizes that China has a vital role not only as a beneficiary of the global economy but also as a driver of that economy's success.
  2. Next month No Lie MRI of San Diego, a beneficiary of some of that federal largesse, will roll out a brain-scan lie-detection service it is marketing to government and industry.
  3. Anita Hollow Horn, a bright, attractive member of the Oglala Sioux tribe, is a fairly typical beneficiary of Indian gaming.

News

  1. Ask Russ: On Currencies & Commodities

    US stocks haven’t been the only beneficiary of signs the US economy is recovering, albeit slowly. The US dollar has rallied recently too. It’s no wonder, then, that I’m getting lots of questions from investors ...
    on June 15, 2013     Source: ETF Database via Yahoo! Finance

  2. iShares: The Outlook on Currencies & Commodities

    US stocks haven’t been the only beneficiary of signs the US economy is recovering, albeit slowly. The US dollar has rallied recently too . It’s no wonder, then, that I’m getting lots of questions from ...
    on June 14, 2013     Source: ETF Trends via Yahoo! Finance

  3. Nuvilex Is Beneficiary of Doctors' Approach Toward Medical Marijuana

    Goldman Small Cap Research, a stock market research firm focused on the small cap and microcap sectors, notes based on a recent poll, Nuvilex is beneficiary of many doctors' approach toward medical marijuana. ...
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Marketwired via Yahoo! Finance

Quotes

  1. "Business is stabilizing, and we are confident that HP will be an early beneficiary of an economic turnaround and will continue to outperform when conditions improve," HP chairman and chief executive Mark Hurd said.
    on Aug 18, 2009 By: Mark Hurd Source: AFP

  2. "Nobody wants the battling to continue," Haniyeh, who was in the terminal's VIP hall at the time, told reporters after crossing into Egypt. "The only beneficiary is Israel."
    on Feb 6, 2007 By: Ismail Haniyeh Source: International Herald Tribune

  3. "We didn't do a good job of getting in front of people defensively and Dalembert was the beneficiary," Toronto coach Jay Triano said. "Our offense was fine, but we couldn't stop them."
    on Mar 11, 2009 By: Jay Triano Source: USA Today

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