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beneficial adj

1 : providing benefits or advantages
2 : receiving or entitling one to receive an advantage, benefit, or use [a shareholder] [a estate]
ben·e·fi·cial·ly [-shə-lē]

Source: Merriam-Webster's Dictionary of Law ©1996. Merriam-Webster, Incorporated. Published under license with Merriam-Webster, Incorporated.