beneficial - definition and synonyms

 
 
adjective 

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/ˌbenɪˈfɪʃ(ə)l/
  1. something that is beneficial has a good effect or influence on someone or something

    One or two glasses of wine a day can be beneficial.

    The relationship was mutually beneficial (=helped both sides).

    beneficial to:

    a discovery that should prove beneficial to many AIDS patients

derived word

beneficially

adverb