benefic

[ buh-nef-ik ]
/ bəˈnɛf ɪk /

adjective

doing or promoting some good; beneficent: a benefic truce; a benefic confluence of planets.

Origin of benefic

From the Latin word beneficus, dating back to 1590–1600. See bene-, -fic
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benefic

/ (bɪˈnɛfɪk) /

adjective

a rare word for beneficent
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