[buh-nef-uh-suh ns] /bəˈnɛf ə səns/
the doing of good; active goodness or kindness; charity.
a act or gift; benefaction.
the act of doing good; kindness
a charitable act or gift
“quality of being beneficent, kind, charitable,” mid-15c., from Latin beneficentia “kindness, generosity,” a back-formation from beneficentior (see beneficent).
[ben-uh-fish-uh l] /ˌbɛn əˈfɪʃ əl/ adjective 1. conferring benefit; advantageous; helpful: the beneficial effect of sunshine. 2. Law. /ˌbɛnɪˈfɪʃəl/ adjective 1. (sometimes foll by to) causing a good result; advantageous 2. (law) entitling a person to receive the profits or proceeds of property: a beneficial interest in land adj. mid-15c., “helpful, advantageous,” from Middle French […]
[bahy-uh st] /ˈbaɪ əst/ adjective 1. having or showing or prejudice: They gave us a biased report on immigration trends. adj. 1610s in reference to bowling, 1660s in reference to persons; past participle adjective from bias (v.).
[bil-yuh s] /ˈbɪl yəs/ adjective 1. Physiology, Pathology. pertaining to or to an excess secretion of . 2. Pathology. suffering from, caused by, or attended by trouble with the or liver. 3. peevish; irritable; cranky. 4. extremely unpleasant or distasteful: a long scarf of bright, bilious green. /ˈbɪlɪəs/ adjective 1. of or relating to bile […]
[bahyn-ding] /ˈbaɪn dɪŋ/ noun 1. the act of fastening, securing, uniting, or the like. 2. anything that . 3. the covering within which the leaves of a book are . 4. a strip of material that protects or decorates the edge of a tablecloth, rug, etc. 5. Skiing. a mechanical device on a ski, usually […]