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1. Producing or promoting a favorable result; advantageous: a trade agreement beneficial to all countries.
2. Law Involving the receipt of funds, property, or other benefits, as from an insurance policy or trust.
n. beneficials
Organisms that are beneficial to a human endeavor, especially insects that are predators of pests.

[Middle English, from Old French beneficial, from Late Latin beneficiālis, from Latin beneficium, benefit; see benefice.]

ben′e·fi′cial·ly adv.
ben′e·fi′cial·ness n.
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Adv.1.beneficially - in a beneficial manner; "this medicine will act beneficially on you"


[ˌbenɪˈfɪʃəlɪ] ADVbeneficiosamente


[ˌbɛnɪˈfɪʃlɪ] advbeneficamente
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We both felt beneficially the blessed influence of the soft summer air.
A 15% rate applies in all other cases, including if the payer is a RIC, REIT, or similar Thai entity; dividends paid by a REIT (or similar Thai entity) are subject to the 15% rate only if the dividend is beneficially owned by an individual owning a less-than-25% interest in the REIT; otherwise, the statutory rate applies.
- August 7, 2019) - Eric Sprott announces that, between July 31, 2019 and August 6, 2019, 2176423 Ontario Ltd., a corporation which is beneficially owned by him, acquired ownership of 926,500 common shares of Teuton Resources Corp.
The Investor Group is deemed to beneficially own, in the aggregate, approximately 5.0% of Bed Bath's outstanding common stock, including approximately 1.0% of shares underlying call options which are currently exercisable.
After the offering closes and the company repurchases a total of 16,500,000 shares directly from HNA, it will no longer beneficially own any shares of Hilton's common stock.
As a result of the acquisition, the Fund beneficially owns, and Harrington exercises control and direction over, an aggregate of 30,992,500 common shares, representing approximately 13.32% of BNK's 232,689,292 issued and outstanding common shares.
Mercantil Bank is beneficially owned by Mercantil Servicios Financieros (MSF) through US bank holding companies.
A new report on which US states are utilising digital applications most beneficially has been published by The Progress & Freedom Foundation.
regulated investment company (RIC) or real estate investment trust (REIT), except that dividends paid by a REIT to a person other than an individual who beneficially owns less than 10% of the REIT are taxed at the U.S.
* identify waste minimization opportunities, reduce/alter product requirements, change raw materials, improve process controls, recycle materials to the original manufacturing process, recycle or beneficially reuse materials to other processes and treatments;
Following the transaction, Scharfe and its affiliates beneficially own 3,498,261 common shares in the capital of the Company, representing approximately 18.00% of the issued and outstanding securities of the Company on an undiluted basis.
As a result of the merger, each share of Bluegreen's common stock outstanding at the effective time of the merger, other than shares beneficially owned by BBX Capital and shareholders who duly exercise and perfect appraisal rights in accordance with Florida law, will be converted into the right to receive $16.00 per share in cash.