The advantage gained from something. the benefit of eating vegetables is that you are healthier. 2: benefit of the doubt. Choosing to believe someone despite their story or claims being likely to be untrue.
I got it through my head that my parent's strict rules were for my own benefit.
I have often observed how little young ladies are interested by books of a serious stamp, though written solely for their benefit. It amazes me, I confess; for, certainly, there can be nothing so advantageous to them as instruction.
Human society is a function of all humanity, those who profit most from it should pay the most for the benefit they gain, of course being greedy, they just want more.
The life lesson: giving people the benefit of the doubt can further your career and personal relationships!
I have one of my friends who graduated from university and became a fine public servant. Once he told me that what he had learned from school had been useless. However, what little philosophy he had learned proved to be of great benefit.
Students, when you want to say something, think about it three times before you say it. Speak only if your words will benefit yourselves and others. Do not speak if it brings no benefit.
Some people do not have a consistent set of principles; they just adopt whatever principles benefit them at the moment.
They claim that cigarettes have many psychological benefits, for example they calm them down and make them feel better.
How have people benefited from the fact that medicine has advanced so much in the last years?
Although government and military agencies were among the first to explore drones for their warfare capabilities, these winged devices are now also marketed to kids,(...), and just about anyone who can benefit from a viewpoint in the skies around them.
Visa liberalisation is intended to benefit the people of these countries, not to reward their politicians.
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