Beneficiary

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Beneficiary Meaning and Definition in Dictionary

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  • the semantic role of the intended recipient who benefits from the happening denoted by the verb in the clause
  • the recipient of funds or other benefits
  • having or arising from a benefice; "a beneficiary baron"

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  • the recipient of funds or other benefits ,
  • the semantic role of the intended recipient who benefits from the happening denoted by the verb in the clause

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Beneficiary Meaning and Definition in Wikipedia


A beneficiary is someone who gets money or other things from somebody else. For example, in a life insurance policy the beneficiary gets the money after the person who made the policy dies. A beneficiary can also be the person chosen in someone's will. The person or group who gives the money is called the benefactor.



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