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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 be·nef·i·cent /-sənt/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 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) 2.0

      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]