Word family noun benefit beneficiary adjective beneficial verb benefit adverb beneficially
From King Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Law
beneficiaryben‧e‧fi‧cia‧ry /ˌbenəˈfɪʃəri $ -ˈfɪʃieri/ ●○○ AWL noun (plural beneficiaries) [countable] 1 GETsomeone who gets advantages from an action or changebeneficiary of The rich were the main beneficiaries of the tax cuts.2 SCLsomeone who receives money or property from someone else who has diedbeneficiary of He was the chief beneficiary of his father’s will.
Examples from the Corpus
beneficiaryBoth sides, the benefactor and beneficiary, were equally needy.Single mothers will be the chief beneficiaries of this new policy.And they, the despised and rejected of the earth, were both its beneficiaries and its heralds.The legal costs will be paid from your Estate so there will be less to divide between relatives and other beneficiaries.In practice, beneficiary households have to pool their meager grants in order to buy a farm from a willing seller.The trustee has a legal interest in the property; the beneficiaries have an equitable interest.How were local economic development strategies carried out, what were their outcomes and impacts, and who were their beneficiaries?beneficiary ofHe was the main beneficiary of his father's will.the beneficiary of U.S. aid
From King Business Dictionarybeneficiaryben‧e‧fi‧cia‧ry /ˌbenəˈfɪʃəri-ˈfɪʃieri/ noun (plural beneficiaries) [countable]1LAWINSURANCE a person who receives money or property from someone who has diedDorothy’s son was her sole beneficiary.2any person or organization that gets an advantage or help from somethingOil companies were the main beneficiaries of the budget.