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Synonyms for beneficial
ˌbɛn əˈfɪʃ əlben·e·fi·cial

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  1. beneficialadjective

    harmful, detrimental, unfavourable

  2. beneficialadjective

    Recycling and reusing garbage can have beneficial effects on the environment.

    unfavourable, detrimental, harmful

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. beneficial

    profitable, salutary, advantageous, wholesome, salubrious

    prejudicial, noxious, hurtful, unprofitable, detrimental

Princeton's WordNet

  1. beneficial, goodadjective

    promoting or enhancing well-being

    "an arms limitation agreement beneficial to all countries"; "the beneficial effects of a temperate climate"; "the experience was good for her"

    upright, dependable, just, right, full, undecomposed, ripe, estimable, honorable, expert, proficient, secure, in effect(p), effective, skillful, well(p), serious, skilful, salutary, good, unspoiled, in force(p), respectable, honest, practiced, adept, sound, near, unspoilt, dear, safe


Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. beneficialadjective

    useful, profitable, advantageous, helpful, serviceable, salutary, good, for one's advantage, for one's good, for one's interest

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. beneficialadjective

    advantageous, salutary, profitable, useful, wholesome

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  1. Executive Philippe Dauman:

    The( Paramount stake sale) process has slowed down in recent weeks but we have reason to believe the favorable court developments last week will create a better environment that will allow us to progress with several parties toward a highly beneficial transaction.

  2. James Orlando:

    We do not think it (fiscal stimulus) will be overly beneficial for the U.S. economy, when we look at long-term cycles, we want the government to be reducing deficits during expansion time periods so that they actually have more ammunition to fend off the next recession.

  3. Anuj Somany:

    Enough examples show most people can't actually feel but only believe in mutual beneficial deal, so how could a person make them think or see those who are not their friends real.

  4. Andrew Mente:

    It’s protective up to the serving sizes that we’ve identified. We are saying three dairy and we are saying around one portion of red meat [a day], or white meat, relative to carbs, I would say that saturated fat is beneficial — it’s pretty clear from this data.

  5. Mark Wolcott:

    For someone my age who is not a fast runner who would be subjected to the heat during a 13.1-mile race, I think this is something that would be beneficial, the BolderBoulder, for us, was a great way to showcase the service we provide, not necessarily to say it’s our target market.

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