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beneficiate

[ ben-uh-fish-ee-eyt ]
/ 藢b蓻n 蓹藞f瑟蕛 i藢e瑟t /
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verb (used with object), ben路e路fi路ci路at路ed, ben路e路fi路ci路at路ing.Metallurgy.
to treat (ore) to make more suitable for smelting.
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Origin of beneficiate

1870鈥75, Americanism;<Spanish benefici(ar) to benefit, profit from (especially mining or farming) (verbal derivative of beneficio<Latin beneficium;see benefice) + -ate1

OTHER WORDS FROM beneficiate

ben路e路fi路ci路a路tion, noun
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