bienfaiteur

See also: beinfaiteur

FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

Formed from bienfait +‎ -eur, modeled on Late Latin benefactor, benefactōrem (he who bestows a favor), from Latin benefaciō (benefit someone), from bene (good) + faciō (do, make).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /bjɛ̃.fɛ.tœʁ/, /bjɛ̃.fe.tœʁ/
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NounEdit

bienfaiteur m (plural bienfaiteurs, feminine bienfaitrice)

  1. benefactor; do-gooder
    Antonym: malfaiteur

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