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benefit
  • n  financial assistance in time of need
  • n  something that aids or promotes well-being
    for the benefit of all
  • n  a performance to raise money for a charitable cause
  • v  derive a benefit from
  • v  be beneficial for
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benefit album
  • n  concept album compiling a performer's work or work supporting some worthy cause
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benefit concert
  • n  a concert given for the benefit of some charitable cause
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benelux
  • n  a customs union comprising Belgium and Netherlands and Luxembourg
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benet
  • n  United States poet; brother of William Rose Benet (1898-1943)
  • n  United States writer; brother of Stephen Vincent Benet (1886-1950)
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benevolence
  • n  disposition to do good
  • n  an inclination to do kind or charitable acts
  • n  an act intending or showing kindness and good will
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benford's law
  • n  a law used by auditors to identify fictitious populations of numbers; applies to any population of numbers derived from other numbers
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bengal
  • n  a region whose eastern part is now Bangladesh and whose western part is included in India
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bengal bean
  • n  the annual woody vine of Asia having long clusters of purplish flowers and densely hairy pods; cultivated in southern United States for green manure and grazing
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bengal kino
  • n  dried juice of the dhak tree; used as an astringent
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bengal light
  • n  a steady bright blue light; formerly used as a signal but now a firework
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bengal rose
  • n  shrubby Chinese rose; ancestor of many cultivated garden roses
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benghal bean
  • n  the annual woody vine of Asia having long clusters of purplish flowers and densely hairy pods; cultivated in southern United States for green manure and grazing
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benghazi
  • n  port in northern Libya on the Gulf of Sidra; formerly a joint capital of Libya with Tripoli
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benign prostatic hyperplasia
  • n  enlarged prostate; appears to be part of the natural aging process
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