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Etymology

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From benefici +‎ -ar.

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beneficiar (first-person singular present beneficio, first-person singular preterite beneficií, past participle beneficiat)

  1. (transitive) to benefit
    Synonym: beneficar
  2. (transitive, agriculture) to enrich
  3. (transitive, metallurgy) to smelt
  4. (transitive, mining) to exploit
  5. (transitive) to grant a benefice
  6. (takes a reflexive pronoun) to benefit [+ de (object) = from]

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Portuguese

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Etymology

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From benefício +‎ -ar.

Pronunciation

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  • (Brazil) IPA(key): /be.ne.fi.siˈa(ʁ)/ [be.ne.fi.sɪˈa(h)], (faster pronunciation) /be.ne.fiˈsja(ʁ)/ [be.ne.fiˈsja(h)]
    • (São Paulo) IPA(key): /be.ne.fi.siˈa(ɾ)/ [be.ne.fi.sɪˈa(ɾ)], (faster pronunciation) /be.ne.fiˈsja(ɾ)/
    • (Rio de Janeiro) IPA(key): /be.ne.fi.siˈa(ʁ)/ [be.ne.fi.sɪˈa(χ)], (faster pronunciation) /be.ne.fiˈsja(ʁ)/ [be.ne.fiˈsja(χ)]
    • (Southern Brazil) IPA(key): /be.ne.fi.siˈa(ɻ)/ [be.ne.fi.sɪˈa(ɻ)], (faster pronunciation) /be.ne.fiˈsja(ɻ)/
 

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beneficiar (first-person singular present beneficio, first-person singular preterite beneficiei, past participle beneficiado)

  1. to benefit, profit
  2. to advantage
  3. to avail

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Romanian

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Etymology

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Borrowed from French bénéficiaire. By surface analysis, beneficiu +‎ -ar.

Noun

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beneficiar m (plural beneficiari)

  1. beneficiary

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Spanish

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Etymology

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From beneficio +‎ -ar.

Pronunciation

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  • IPA(key): (Spain) /benefiˈθjaɾ/ [be.ne.fiˈθjaɾ]
  • IPA(key): (Latin America) /benefiˈsjaɾ/ [be.ne.fiˈsjaɾ]
  • Rhymes: -aɾ
  • Syllabification: be‧ne‧fi‧ciar

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beneficiar (first-person singular present beneficio, first-person singular preterite beneficié, past participle beneficiado)

  1. (transitive, intransitive) to benefit
    Todos nos podemos beneficiar de su experiencia.
    We can all benefit from your experience.
    ¿En qué te beneficia?
    What's in it for you?

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