UnivSource.com - Your Most Comprehensive Source for Information on Universities
Google
  Web UnivSource.com

You're Here : UnivSource Home > Vocabulary Builder (Beta Version)


The current version of the vocabulary builder covers over 2720 words & is useful for students preparing for academic English examinations such as SAT, GRE, GMAT, etc. Now you can also listen to the pronunciation of words. - Refer a Friend.


SocialTwist Tell-a-Friend

beneficiary (noun) a receiver of a benefit; a person who gains from a situation; a person who inherits the property of a dead person, as by a will; a person who receives money from an insurance company.

A person who gains or is to gain something from a situation, an offer of money, or of things is a beneficiary. A number of students who receive scholarships and fellowships are beneficiaries of them. That is, they benefit from them. Beneficiaries of tax cuts are those who benefit from the tax cuts. Beneficiaries of a will are those who get the property of a dead person, as provided for in the will. People who receive insurance payments on maturity of the policies are the beneficiaries of the policies.

  • The orphanages and the old age homes are the chief beneficiaries of a large portion of the dead millionaire's property because his will states that a third of his property should go to them.
  • Beneficiaries of the funds provided for research by the company has to sign a bond that after the completion of research, they will serve the company for a minimum of a year.
Useful Links
Download Our iPhone App
Download Our Android App
Earn Your Degree Online
Earn Your Art & Design Degree Online
Earn Your Business Degree Online
Earn Your Culinary Degree Online
Earn Your Education Degree Online
Earn Your Health Care Degree Online
Earn Your Law & Justice Degree Online
Earn Your Psychology Degree Online
Earn Your Technicians Degree Online
Earn Your Technology Degree Online
US Universities by Name
US Universities by Program
US Universities by State
Canadian Universities by Name
Canadian Universities by Region
Feedback

Last Modified : 11-May 2009
Best viewed with 1024 x 768 resolution & Microsoft Internet Explorer