Did you know?

Click any word in a definition or example to find the entry for that word

British pronunciation of 

beneficial

view main entry for beneficial adjective  /ˌbenɪˈfɪʃ(ə)l/
British English pronunciation: beneficial
Click to listen to the pronunciation of beneficial

derived word

beneficially

adverb

This is the British English pronunciation of beneficial.

View American English pronunciation of beneficial.

Previous and next
BuzzWord

swipe

to move your finger across the touch screen of a tablet or smartphone in order to move to a new page, make a choice, etc.

BuzzWord Article

Blog

A must for anyone with an interest in the changing face of language. The Macmillan Dictionary blog explores English as it is spoken around the world today.

global English and language change from our blog
Macmillan learn live love play