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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Beneficent  \Be*nef`i*cent\,  a. 
  Doing  or  producing  good;  performing  acts  of  kindness  and 
  charity;  characterized  by  beneficence. 
 
  The  beneficent  fruits  of  Christianity.  --Prescott. 
 
  Syn:  See  {Benevolent}. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  beneficent 
  adj  1:  doing  or  producing  good;  "the  most  beneficent  regime  in 
  history"  [ant:  {maleficent}] 
  2:  doing  or  producing  good  [syn:  {benevolent},  {gracious}] 
  3:  generous  in  assistance  to  the  poor;  "a  benevolent 
  contributor";  "eleemosynary  relief";  "philanthropic 
  contributions"  [syn:  {benevolent},  {eleemosynary},  {philanthropic}] 




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