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beneficial (adj) having a good effect; favorable.
The fellowship offered to the student proved beneficial. It financially supported him for the whole duration of the two-year program. This means that the student found the fellowship very advantageous as it provided the necessary amount to complete his study program. Exercise is beneficial to health. An arrangement, a proposal, an offer, etc., are beneficial if the result is favorable for those concerned.
- The chairpersons of both the companies immediately consented to the merger proposal, as they found it beneficial to both of them. No more would there be the mutual competition which cut into the profits of both the companies.
- The project, which on completion, would bring under cultivation tens of thousands of acres, was welcomed by all farmers who found it beneficial to all of them.