AskDefine | Define benefits

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  1. Plural of benefit


  1. third-person singular of benefit

Extensive Definition

Benefit may refer to: Something that a party was not previously entitled to receive.
  • Economic benefit, the positive contribution to gross national product (or other measure of value) from an economic activity or project: see Cost-benefit analysis.
  • Employee benefit, non-monetary employment compensation
  • Benefit concert, or any activity performed for a charitable purpose
  • Benefit (album), an album by Jethro Tull
  • The Benefits, a musical duo from Denmark
  • Benefit (sports), a match or season of activities granted by a sporting body to a loyal sportsman to boost their income before retirement
  • Money, goods, or services provided by a social welfare program, including:
    • Federal benefits, as provided by the United States federal government to its citizens.
benefits in Czech: Benefit
benefits in Spanish: Beneficio (desambiguación)
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