Meaning of BENEFIT in English

BENEFIT

I. noun

COLLOCATIONS FROM OTHER ENTRIES

a potential benefit

The potential benefits must be weighed up against the costs involved.

added advantage/bonus/benefit etc

The system has the added advantage of recordable DVD drives.

Include people in your picture for added interest .

aid/financial/benefits etc package

Many banks are offering financial packages for students.

benefit/holiday/pension etc entitlement

The paid holiday entitlement is 25 days.

child benefit

derive...benefit

Medically, we will derive great benefit from this technique.

extol the virtues/benefits etc of sth

a speech extolling the merits of free enterprise

fringe benefit

A competitive salary with fringe benefits will be offered.

health benefits

the health benefits of doing yoga

incidental benefit

Increased motivation is more than an incidental benefit of reward schemes.

lasting benefits

The reforms will bring lasting benefits .

maternity benefits/pay etc (= money that the government or employers give to a woman after she has had a baby )

preach the virtues/merits/benefits of sth

a politician preaching the virtues of a free market

reap the benefit/reward/profit (of sth)

Those who do take risks often reap the rewards.

retirement benefits British English (= in Britain, money provided through the state pension scheme )

Part-time workers at the company do, however, get health and retirement benefits.

sickness benefit

side benefit

A side benefit to filming close-up shots is that your microphone will pick up clearer sound.

spillover effect/benefit/cost

The weak European economy will have a spillover effect on the US dollar.

state benefit

tangible benefits

The scheme must have tangible benefits for the unemployed.

the benefits outweigh the risks (= they are more important than the possible risks )

The benefits to patients who are taking the drug far outweigh the risks.

the benefit/wisdom of hindsight

With the benefit of hindsight, it’s easy to criticize.

unemployment benefit

people on unemployment benefit

welfare benefits/services/programmes etc

the provision of education and welfare services

COLLOCATIONS FROM CORPUS

■ ADJECTIVE

economic

These environmental objections were considered to be serious enough to outweigh the economic benefits of allowing the proposal.

The economic benefits of such a reduction would be very large.

I agree with them that economic benefits will come from long-term policies of timing and continuity.

This exercise of economic power could be coercive, in the sense that A might prevent B from enjoying certain economic benefits .

How does one decide whether the overall economic costs of regulation outweigh the overall economic benefits of regulation?

For example, a warrant will usually not be a liability as it does not contain an obligation to transfer economic benefits .

Other crucial factors are the distribution of social and economic benefits and issues of accountability.

financial

One solution is to state that any financial benefits are only paid when the move has taken place.

Those financial benefits are no longer certain, however.

The financial benefits gained in terms of productivity and maintaining an occupational income by returning to work are clear.

The inaccurate economic predictions should cause concern about the reliability of the financial benefits of annexation.

The implicit justification, which cites the financial benefits of the nation possessing a monarchy, is a rationalization in this sense.

Eickman said movie-making provides far-reaching financial benefits for the city, adding an estimated $ 50 million to the economy in 1994.

Conversely, political integration will inevitably fall apart if there is no financial benefit .

How will you measure when it is time to start gaining financial benefit ?

fringe

They could deduct wages, but not interest costs, most other taxes or fringe benefits .

Individuals would not pay taxes on interest or investment income, and businesses could not deduct the cost of fringe benefits .

Working condition fringe benefits are tax-free.

What shows up in the statistics as fringe benefits is really a private social welfare payment from the young to the old.

If a fringe benefit is not excluded from income, then a value has to be placed on it.

Prepaid plans for legal services are now available to over 2 million households as fringe benefits in union contracts.

The downsizing of big firms with high wages and good fringe benefits continues at an unrelenting pace.

Women continue to be denied fringe benefits and wages equivalent to those received by men.

full

Realizing this will gradually help you to gain confidence to go deeper and deeper into relaxation and experience full benefit from it.

The workers have been drawing their full salaries and benefits during the negotiations, Miller said.

On top of the recovery in demand, Forte stands to gain the full benefit of cost reductions of £40m made last year.

Ray was seldom inclined to be succinct, and he gave his interrogators the full benefit of his thinking.

But unlike their counterparts at Nissan and Toyota, none enjoys the full benefits of trade union membership.

Such an approach ensures that those who are poor gain the full national insurance benefit increases.

It also notes that applications will have to be recompiled to get full benefit from the chip.

We regret that people in wheelchairs would not be able to gain full benefit from the visit.

great

However, the rewards of spending a significant amount of time with your offspring brings great spiritual benefit .

They want their gift to provide the greatest benefit possible.

It is here that any given expenditure will produce the greatest environmental benefit .

And you will have met enough engrams to get some ideas that can be of great benefit to Dianetics.

The exercises have been designed and arranged progressively, and for greatest benefit the days must be done in proper sequence.

Cities in the county generate most of the sales-tax revenue, yet the county reaps the greatest benefit , he added.

This quality could bring great benefit to the clatter and chatter of much parochial worship.

MCofS would be glad to operate the scheme - to the great benefit of everybody.

marginal

There is a case for government intervention to make sure marginal social cost and marginal social benefit are equated.

Marginal social cost and marginal social benefit would then be equated at the point E *;.

It shows the marginal benefit to the individual.

Thus, beyond a certain point the marginal social benefit of further risk reduction will exceed the marginal social cost.

The market ensures that the price equals the marginal benefit and the marginal cost, and hence equates the two.

D 2 D 2 shows the marginal benefit of purer water to the second individual.

Calculations of the social marginal costs and benefits of cutting back pollution tend to be conspicuous by their absence.

What is the social marginal benefit of the last unit to the group as a whole?

maximum

They know the modern trick is to extract the maximum political benefit from the Games without appearing to politicize them.

Study these carefully to ensure you gain maximum benefit from every interview you attend.

It needs to be powerful, yet flexible enough to get the most out of the network and provide maximum business benefits .

Raul Salinas once had her arrange his office furniture for maximum karmic benefit .

Also available is an Income Protection Plan with a maximum benefit of £6,000 a month.

This is the only way to get maximum benefit from the promising new AIDS-virus treatments.

Practise it slowly for maximum benefit and to safeguard your back.

For example, the maximum benefit for a 65-year-old this year is $ 1, 199 a month.

mutual

Both management and operatives are locked into a closer relationship, with both mutual benefits and disadvantages.

It is joint action for mutual benefit .

Successful marriages so submerge the costs under mutual benefits that the cooperation can predominate; unsuccessful ones do not.

In principle therefore payment of an Affiliation Fee would be an overt recognition of this vital link and mutual benefit . 5.

For any relationship to remain healthy, both parties must appreciate the mutual exchange of benefits .

Perhaps I better explain that symbiosis is popularly defined as a relationship between two differing life forms for their mutual benefit .

Both Nunn and Solomon stressed the mutual benefits of a friendlier relationship.

other

And the sooner you start investing, the greater that income - and other benefits - can be.

A crop, however, has other benefits .

Around one third of pensioners are so poor that their basic state pension is topped up with other state benefits .

Child benefit , the principal family benefit, has not been increased in line with pensions and other benefits.

There is also a belief that alcohol has certain other benefits .

Nevertheless, I do admit relishing its other benefits , particularly water on tap.

Note also any other potential benefits for individuals and their family and friends.

He wasn't interested in other benefits and he didn't want to insure his own life.

potential

The significance of such questions can only be assessed in the light of present knowledge and potential benefits weighed against potential risks.

The mood on the street is positive, and the larger property owners appear to recognize the potential benefits .

The potential benefits of this will be discussed in the next chapter.

They also should consider the potential benefits of shared use.

Financial environmental appraisal is used to estimate the potential costs and benefits of responding to shortfalls highlighted in other audits.

But as school-to-work has developed, its potential benefits for any student have become more apparent.

The potential benefits of Lalzad's research are obvious.

The experts on such matters pegged the potential economic benefits at around $ 300 million.

social

Such reduced absenteeism is a social benefit in that it reduces public expenditure through the statutory sick-pay scheme.

But do I think genuine social benefits will flow from victory in my cases?-precious few....

They can have very different employment protection laws and social benefits .

He also said he doubted that Congress would vote to increase taxes on Social Security benefits .

Secondly, there are non-contributory social security benefits payable without any means-test.

To apply the social efficiency criterion the government needs information on social costs and benefits .

Expanding output would add more to social benefit than to social cost.

What is the social marginal benefit of the last unit to the group as a whole?

supplementary

As a first step pensions and child benefit were to be raised and long-term supplementary benefit extended to the long-term unemployed.

By the end of the decade, unclaimed supplementary benefit reached £410 million.

One of the Government's aims in moving from supplementary benefit to income support was to simplify the system.

I had to pay out of my supplementary benefit , £7 an hour, just once a week.

Third, since supplementary benefit can be paid indefinitely, long strikes are prolonged into longer strikes.

Now she's unemployed and her husband has tuberculosis and they live on supplementary benefit with their two children.

At the same time the old supplementary benefit and heating allowances were abolished and a new system of income support was introduced.

The Public Records Office currently retains some supplementary benefit records but there is no systematic sampling system.

tangible

Life-chances include income, perks and pensions, together with less tangible benefits such as security or good working conditions.

Once again, being informed is a tangible benefit .

The employer had, therefore, to incur heavy development costs before any net tangible benefits would accrue from the invention.

It must have tangible benefits for the unemployed and the community.

Successful motivation depends on emphasising positive tangible benefits .

Perform a cost-benefit analysis: identify intangible and tangible benefits and costs before putting in the required resources.

Unless they can make themselves more relevant and deliver some tangible benefits , they face going out of business.

■ NOUN

child

As a first step pensions and child benefit were to be raised and long-term supplementary benefit extended to the long-term unemployed.

Against this he would gain an extra £4.60 a week in increased child benefit from Labour.

Are changes such as means-testing child benefit and state pensions simply unthinkable?

First, like other families, the value of their child benefit has fallen since 1984.

A Labour victory would have boosted their disposable income by £311, mainly because of the increase in child benefit .

Since 1979, with one exception, every increase in child benefit has been deducted from the additions.

If the increase in child benefit had been a real increase, there might have been some logic in that.

concert

He later played a benefit concert in aid of the protest.

Browne played a benefit concert at Zellerbach Hall on the UC-Berkeley campus Thursday night.

This group also organized musicians to play benefit concerts for the campaign.

This either takes the form of a benefit concert or a private party.

I hope they don't ask me to come and do a benefit concert up there.

health

The evidence now suggests that giving up smoking in the seventh decade of life brings health benefits .

Or it could be other things in the foods that happen to be rich in beta carotene that provide the health benefits .

The President may indeed have settled on a programme of health benefits and how to finance them.

To encourage employers to provide health benefits , the cost they incur could be credited toward the minimum-wage increase.

It might be noted that some of these health benefits are very substantial.

Knight said such a situation would create an undue hardship for businesses that would have to pay the cost of health benefits .

Packs of St Ival's Carapelli will carry information on the spread's health benefits from January 28.

The biggest public health benefit , he said, would come from getting unfit people to exercise at least a little.

housing

The few that are not - those with high housing benefit - can be helped through the access funds.

Changing supplementary and housing benefit would be more contentious than reforming occupational pensions.

You can get more information about the housing benefit scheme from your local authority.

The housing benefit they can claim to offset that bill is added to the total income.

The total cuts in housing benefit deriving from such changes have reduced the projected expenditure by £950 million.

Some low income people may have reductions, as they do now with rates, probably through housing benefit .

He has a total income of £68.05, although housing benefit is paid direct.

security

Table 3.21 gives a picture of the expenditure on the various social security benefits in Great Britain for 1980.

Social Security benefits are adjusted to account for inflation and are guaranteed for life.

Secondly, there are non-contributory social security benefits payable without any means-test.

He also said he doubted that Congress would vote to increase taxes on Social Security benefits .

Fourth, social security benefits are so generous that many people are financially better off out of work than at work.

The proposed reforms in the delivery of social security benefits to customers is a case in point.

Cuts in social security benefits have important implications for ethnic minorities because of their higher rates of unemployment.

sickness

Insured workers who are off sick are entitled to draw sickness benefit .

This fund was set up during the 1880s as a means of providing sickness benefit for employees.

Spending cuts would especially affect public administration and, within the social welfare budget, the level of payments on sickness benefit .

Temporary appropriations for paying civil servants' wages and unemployment and sickness benefits will have run out by then.

The most novel approach related to sickness benefit .

It was decided that state sickness benefit was to be taxed by its abolition!

From April 1983, the first eight weeks of sickness benefit were to be met by the employer.

Some items of expenditure like supplementary benefit or sickness benefit are demand-led commitments.

state

The letter asks him to consider the needs of older people dependent on state benefits .

Around one third of pensioners are so poor that their basic state pension is topped up with other state benefits .

They live on state benefits in London, and were granted permission to stay until 2002.

Two-thirds of this group got over three-quarters of their income from state benefits and only 7 percent had any earnings from employment.

She has no legal income other than state benefits .

Nearly 60% of pensioners receive at least 75% of their income from state benefits , particularly the basic pension.

The local cockle fishermen resent the newcomers and claim some of them are working beds while also claiming state benefits .

unemployment

Nor does unemployment benefit: recession has meant problems for many parents.

New government reports released Thursday showed fewer claims for unemployment benefits and strong demand for new homes.

The two trade union confederations undertook to refrain from general strikes in return for minimum wage and unemployment benefit guarantees.

In Texas, 1, 200 have applied for unemployment benefit claims.

All the women who had paid full National Insurance contributions had sufficient contributions to be eligible for unemployment benefit .

The following review is selective and concentrates on the way unemployment benefit impacts on women.

The two most basic benefits are income support and unemployment benefit.

Family credit is also available on unemployment benefit , although this is counted as income.

welfare

How effective are welfare benefits as redistributive measures?

If Congress ends welfare benefits , the state then would have to pick up the costs.

Similarly, drug-free status must be a basic of eligibility for federal welfare benefits .

Almost all have been without welfare benefits or explanation.

The terminal workers were fired, and they lost their health and welfare benefits .

In addition, government policies on taxation and welfare benefits will have a significant influence.

The measure would also limit cash welfare benefits to a total of five years.

■ VERB

bring

However, the rewards of spending a significant amount of time with your offspring brings great spiritual benefit .

Which brings us to another benefit of a Gumbel / Sawyer hire.

The Tunnel may also bring benefits of its own.

Viewed from outside the confines of that self-absorbed city, Muni is an expense and a nightmare that brings virtually no benefit .

For example, regulation may bring benefits in terms of consumer protection but add costs by making firms less competitive.

This quality could bring great benefit to the clatter and chatter of much parochial worship.

His ideas appeared to bring some benefits: he lived to the age of 94 and at 87 married a young wife.

If they do, they will certainly bring great benefits to the public in their district.

claim

Consequently, rather than earning a wage, they are likely to find themselves claiming a range of benefits , grants and allowances.

That is of course a child for the purpose of claiming a benefit .

Anyone having to pay the full personal Community Charge can claim community charge benefit .

Conservatives seek to obstruct people who wish to claim backdated benefits .

They would be able to claim benefit in their own right and for their husbands as their dependants.

Only a small minority had claimed unemployment benefit before and so they found the complex procedures bewildering and confusing.

They have interpreted new and complex legislation to help families claim additional benefits .

derive

The Detailed Spectrum Investigation process is intended to ensure that everyone should derive maximum benefit from the limited radio spectrum resource.

Elderly people who have had an accident derive great benefit from the project.

Intelligent application of the technique can take these warnings into account and still derive considerable benefit from it.

Training programmes and personal preparation of salespeople should pay particular attention to deriving the customer benefits their products bestow.

To derive benefit from taekwondo training, the body has to be in peak physical condition.

Thus, females and kids clearly derive some benefit from living in groups.

enjoy

But unlike their counterparts at Nissan and Toyota, none enjoys the full benefits of trade union membership.

The Huskies enjoy the benefit of a devoted, vocal following.

And the press enjoyed the benefit of Profumo's total inexperience in handling publicity.

My sister Janie Ming-li also enjoyed the benefits of deep-seated superstition.

Take your time choosing your ring and enjoy the benefit of receiving expert help and advice from the Beaverbrooks professionally trained staff.

Cronkite is perfectly frank about how much he enjoyed the non-journalistic benefits of national stardom.

You do not have to be a separatist or even a lesbian to enjoy the benefits of graduated separatism.

This exercise of economic power could be coercive, in the sense that A might prevent B from enjoying certain economic benefits .

gain

On top of the recovery in demand, Forte stands to gain the full benefit of cost reductions of £40m made last year.

Study these carefully to ensure you gain maximum benefit from every interview you attend.

He became close friends with the Pipers and gained great benefits from their taste, experience and enthusiasm.

How will you measure when it is time to start gaining financial benefit ?

Staff would have new opportunities to gain additional skills and benefit from greater flexibility.

So Swannson-on-Wheels will gain considerable benefit from the purchase of a relatively local garage facility on the outskirts of Tetbury.

In this manner the fish gain the benefits of both food sources.

Small farms in the public sector have been grouped together in cooperatives to gain all the benefits possible from size and concentration.

give

The scorer had been given the benefit of any possible doubt.

She smiled and seemed to give him the benefit of the doubt.

Under these circumstances, Yeltsin has, at present, to be given the benefit of the doubt.

I was giving him the benefit of the doubt.

This is giving the editors the benefit of the doubt.

And you were given the benefits of learning!

Social democracy would give us the benefits of both capitalism and socialism without their faults.

The improved treatment was investigated for patients whose only disorder was severe depression, and found to give much benefit .

increase

By co-operating, countries can increase the benefit they receive, relative to the cost.

The discipline of measuring benefits and costs locates waste, helps determine priorities, and can result in increased benefits.

In this way, you could increase your benefits from the Plan.

Benefit scheme: Details of a North-East pilot scheme aimed at increasing awareness of benefits available to working people were announced yesterday.

When taxes were increased , wages and benefits were also increased accordingly.

Since then, the Government has had a statutory responsibility to increase benefits only in line with prices.

The most effective way to reduce poverty quickly is to increase child benefit and pensions and take low-paid people out of taxation.

lose

Punishing the young Young people aged 18-24 years who remain out of work can lose benefits .

They do not lose the benefits that go to their children.

By reducing the output of chemicals society would save more in social cost than it would lose in social benefit .

If they do not, many will lose benefits .

If they refuse to join one of the schemes, they lose their benefits .

But take heart: You may have the chance to make up those lost benefits .

Previously they would have lost benefit solely for the one day on which they earned above the limit.

Many welfare recipients -- Those lacking education or living where there are no ready jobs lose benefits after a year or two.

offer

Several new contracts are already being negotiated with Rentokil's financial backing and branch network offering further benefits to prospects.

Ironically, a primary father may offer a special benefit to his children.

Such a code, moreover, offered mutual benefits , making it easier to turn today's enemies into tomorrow's allies.

The state of Minnesota offered such benefits , but the program was phased out in 1998.

A million copies of the booklet have been printed and a Freephone helpline offers information on benefits .

Remember, keep your letter short. Offer positive benefits for the company by highlighting what you can do for them.

Although the King's intentions were not partisan, the consequences were such as to offer very considerable benefit to the Conservative party.

Corporations no longer brag about their generous benefits; instead they take pride in offering stingy benefits and low wages.

outweigh

These environmental objections were considered to be serious enough to outweigh the economic benefits of allowing the proposal.

The likely dangers of traditional internationalism are starting to outweigh any plausible benefits .

How does one decide whether the overall economic costs of regulation outweigh the overall economic benefits of regulation?

To some Arizona Democrats, the cost has far outweighed the benefits .

The design and administration of transitional rules in themselves suggest high short-run costs that may well outweigh discounted long-run benefits .

But though the negative aspects of their relationship outweighed its benefits , their association had proved useful.

Yet it is doubtful whether this argument outweighs the benefits a teacher gains from being able to concentrate his interests.

When the cost of cooperation outweighs its benefits , society soon breaks down.

pay

First, the same person both pays tax and receives benefit in the same financial year.

He observes that managed care companies have simply responded to employers who pay health benefits and want to cut costs.

The administrators are alleging that the company's money was misappropriated and paid away for no benefit to the company.

Better pay , better benefits , better everything.

The jobs themselves are poorly paid , but the benefits , especially in higher education, are incalculable.

Right now, payroll taxes are bringing in far more each year than the system is paying in benefits .

Moreover, manual workers tended to be paid benefits for shorter periods of time and they received smaller amounts than non-manual workers.

Currently, the system collects much more in payroll taxes than it pays out in benefits .

provide

What then is the cost to the employer of providing the in-house benefit for the employee?

Large global organizations are unable to keep their promises to provide these benefits .

It is thought that therapeutic operations provide such a social benefit by the psychological benefit.

Or it could be other things in the foods that happen to be rich in beta carotene that provide the health benefits .

The move provides several benefits: Work can, to a greater extent, be proactive rather than reactive.

Eickman said movie-making provides far-reaching financial benefits for the city, adding an estimated $ 50 million to the economy in 1994.

The combination of greater competition and better regulation will provide the benefits that customers need.

Legislative acts that levied taxes and defined benefits have never contained any provisions for investing in assets to provide future benefits.

reap

All this has happened in the country that was first to reap the benefits of radical reform.

First, to be sure, some reap material benefit from inflation.

He hoped he would be able to reap the benefit of this enforced rest later, and see his drawings more freshly.

So he reaps the benefits privately and shares the costs publicly.

I was quite happy to reap the benefits of being a fully fledged malai killer.

Cities in the county generate most of the sales-tax revenue, yet the county reaps the greatest benefit , he added.

The area was still reaping the benefits a decade after the film's release.

That helped their own re-election campaigns, but also allowed Clinton to reap political benefit .

receive

Often a widower has to prove that he was dependent on his wife before he can receive benefit .

Workers are paid in glass, receive their social benefits in glass and must sell the glass to stay alive.

They will also receive the benefit of 60 percent of the infrastructure profits on all the other business.

And we let him know we understood that and that we expected to receive a comparable benefit for ourselves in that regard.

Then you will receive both the hospitalisation benefit and, if applicable, the lump sum benefit for your injuries.

After I had been receiving workers' compensation benefits for a month, my employer laid me off.

It promises higher top-rate income taxes for individuals and corporations - and on the wealthier retirees who also receive government benefits .

Until welfare reform, staying home to receive those benefits was, unfortunately, a rational economic choice.

PHRASES FROM OTHER ENTRIES

feel the force/effects/benefits etc of sth

Both say they now feel the effects of alcohol far sooner than when they smoked.

He feels the effects of the night before, of a beat struck many times last night and last year.

His body was slack, and as he grew colder and more tired, he felt the force of his will diminish.

Kodak felt the effects of the anemic retail environment in December, the worst holiday shopping season since the 1991 recession.

Southern California residents will feel the benefits of the new fuel, rather than see them.

The next hour passed amiably, by which time the two of them began to feel the effects of the day.

This force is universal, that is, every particle feels the force of gravity, according to its mass or energy.

When they speak, I feel the force of history bearing down on me.

for your own good/safety/benefit etc

He will work for your financial independence and will never take advantage or misuse your money for his own good.

Intelligent Buildings Too smart for their own good?

It looked as if the transports were advancing too fast for their own safety.

Lewin and Nnah were also led away for their own safety.

Of course they kept a sharp lookout in such congested waters for their own safety.

Often one step too many for his own good.

We got too famous for our own good.

You might be just a wee bit too clever for your own good now.

portable benefits

EXAMPLES FROM OTHER ENTRIES

a benefit being held at a downtown hotel

a benefit concert for the Children's Hospital

Child benefit has been frozen for the last three or four years.

If you were fired from your previous job, you may not be able to claim unemployment benefit .

social security benefits

Surely she'll be eligible for housing benefit ?

The benefits include full medical cover when traveling abroad.

the benefits of a healthy lifestyle

The company provides medical benefits.

the safety benefits of wearing bicycle helmets

There are several benefits you can claim if you are unemployed.

Tourism has brought many benefits to the area.

Two-thirds of lone parents are on benefit .

What are the benefits for Britain of belonging to the European Union?

You should find out about any benefits you're entitled to.

EXAMPLES FROM CORPUS

And, some employers go basic with the benefits because that is all they can afford.

Both Nunn and Solomon stressed the mutual benefits of a friendlier relationship.

Businesses would lose a whole raft of deductions, including those for employee benefits such as health care.

It suffices that customers are expected to act in a way that will provide economic benefits to the entity.

Let's reap the benefits of a service that is at least 30% better.

Thus the would-be entrepreneur can keep drawing benefits, and, if the business fails, they haven't lost out.

II. verb

COLLOCATIONS FROM CORPUS

■ ADVERB

enormously

But I've benefited enormously from having a stable, normal home life.

He has been unerring in his choice of assistants and from all this wisdom the county has benefited enormously .

The argument usually deployed is that the millionaire will benefit enormously , but there are very few millionaires.

Yes, the population of Essex will benefit enormously from their four years of excellent subsidised training.

Our knowledge and ability to treat pelvic-floor disorders has benefited enormously from the availability of newer diagnostic and surgical approaches.

We felt that both the Johnson Collection and the museum would benefit enormously from joining one another.

On her unlucky nights she really would benefit enormously from a gift of blood.

greatly

As we have seen Nonconformists benefited greatly from rising standards of living and the movement to the suburbs.

Las Vegas benefited greatly from an influx of visitors, many of whom made stopovers on the way to Phoenix.

In both contract races Hunslet benefited greatly from its low overheads.

But he benefits greatly by knowing that you know and respect what he wants.

It is at this point that a right heart attitude would benefit greatly from an intelligent technique.

If anything like this is offered, most people would benefit greatly from participating.

They also include the control of environmental pollution, and we could benefit greatly through co-operating further on defence and foreign policy.

In 1986, for instance, Dole supported an inheritance tax code that greatly benefited the Gallos.

■ NOUN

community

This will benefit the local community with better access to the nearby footpath.

Local polytechnic and local football team are working together to benefit the community .

They would become too expensive if the clean up were needed, and again, would not benefit the community widely.

The quotas allocated to a member state should benefit the fishing communities of that state.

company

Loan demand was noticeably weak, with companies benefiting from increased Government spending and increased use of the capital market.

Other team members ask Vickie to find out if any decision has been made on the change in the company benefits package.

And North-East companies could benefit from the buying bonanza, according to Mr Hamilton.

Mr McVeigh said the investment programme would enable the company to benefit from economic recovery in its most important markets.

The company is now benefiting from the popularity of period design in a wider market.

How did the company benefit from having me on the staff?

Many of these companies may also benefit from economies of scale as they expand into such activities.

country

Richmond, you might say, is in festive mood, and the whole country can benefit from that.

Honest answers to these questions suggest that the general assumption that growth in one country benefits the entire world is highly dubious.

On balance the economy of the dispatching countries would have benefited more by employing its human resources than by expelling them.

Only 45 % said they felt that their country had benefited from membership.

All three countries will thus benefit in the areas where their defence technologies are now weak.

But they're the first people in the country to benefit from a revolutionary kind of wheelchair; the Sapphire.

Since it is difficult to predict how rainfall will alter, it is uncertain which countries will benefit and which will suffer.

economy

All this will benefit the economy only if enterprises respond.

It may reduce the opportunities for benefiting from economies of scale.

Many of these companies may also benefit from economies of scale as they expand into such activities.

We are not benefiting from economies of scale, we are simply a 200ha filler between two much larger neighbours.

education

The rise in government expenditure especially benefited the education budget which was increased by 8.6 percent to F228,000 million.

President Clinton has been able to include in the forecast his proposed spending for Head Start and tax benefits for higher education .

Children who suffer from prolonged ill-health inevitably benefit less from education than healthy children.

Millions of acres around Arizona were set aside at statehood and must be sold or leased for maximum gain to benefit education .

Some health workers may benefit from education , examination, and resources for wise management.

employee

In what sense, if at all, have employees benefited from privatisation?

It will cause working conditions to erode and employee benefits to be reduced.

The overriding anxiety for the employees was what benefits they could claim and how much they would receive.

The repurchased shares will be used for employee-benefit programs and general corporate purposes, Merck said.

experience

You are likely to benefit from the experience too.

All California children could benefit from these experiences .

SmithKline could also benefit from Beecham's experience in selling over-the-counter medicines.

The student has to benefit from up-to-date practical experience on the part of the teacher trainer.

The best way, however, is to benefit from your own experience .

Vijay Singh and Paul Broadhurst are just two examples of young players with real potential who have obviously benefited from the experience .

health

You don't have to be training for the Boston Marathon to derive real health benefits from physical activity.

Those employees were entitled to health and welfare benefits under a labor contract between Santa Fe and the labor union.

The obvious question raised is whether it is possible for sedentary workers to obtain health benefits by physical activity in leisure time.

Both sides then get to show how concerned about health benefits they are, and the voters win.

Some health workers may benefit from education, examination, and resources for wise management.

Medicare is a federally administered program of health benefits for elderly and disabled persons.

A law passed by voters in 1994 gave retirement and health benefits to city employees' domestic partners.

Indeed, advocates for the elderly say some seniors have complained about being denied access to home health benefits .

patient

In particular, more still needs to be known about the characteristics of patients most likely to benefit from treatment.

Some patients may benefit from a stress management programme, while severe cases may require the multidisciplinary services of a pain clinic.

A large number of Good Samaritan heart patients benefit from the stress echo test.

There is no doubt that they were sincere in their belief that their patients would benefit from their involvement.

Unquestionably, some migraine patients do not benefit from or can not tolerate either of the above classes of drugs.

The researchers say it is these patients who will benefit .

Some of these patients benefit from referral to a chronic pain center.

people

The only people to benefit from the clash were the philatelists.

See how an economy designed around building more houses for new people benefits existing residents?

It follows that working-class people have benefited from this, but they are still more likely to be overcrowded than non-manual groups.

That would mean in California there are more than 1 million people who could benefit from the new service.

However, the two substantial hurdles which protect the Fund mean many people will not benefit .

These young people were not benefiting from traditional lectures and abstract materials, he argued.

Newsgroup Etiquette Newsgroups, like so many other public places, get abused by the very people who benefit from them.

More than three out of five people got no unemployment benefits at all.

project

Frank Thorp said the project still will benefit the Navy.

About £15 million of a total Partnership expenditure of £123 million was spent on projects likely to benefit ethnic minorities.

But because the school has applied as a schoolwide Chapter 1 project , all students benefit .

Renewable energy projects benefit from a price premium financed by a levy on the power industry.

Hence, many projects benefit a relatively narrow group of people and impose costs on all taxpayers.

Among the projects to benefit are a creche and health care bursaries.

student

How do students benefit from Compact?

About 132, 000 students would benefit .

The student has to benefit from up-to-date practical experience on the part of the teacher trainer.

But because the school has applied as a schoolwide Chapter 1 project, all students benefit .

To what extent though do student architects actually benefit from staying at university or polytechnic for so long?

Depending upon the degree of estrangement, many parents of work-inhibited students may benefit from rethinking existing patterns of communication.

Feedback Between Teachers and Employers All students would benefit from the ongoing exchange of information between employers and educators.

treatment

In particular, more still needs to be known about the characteristics of patients most likely to benefit from treatment .

The first is to select those who are more likely to benefit from disulfiram treatment .

Other birds to benefit from the treatment include a tawny owl with an injured leg, now making a fast recovery.

The subset who benefited from disulfiram treatment were older and more socially stable than others who relapsed.

Even though not all the results of chiropractic adjustment are this dramatic, many sportsmen and women have benefited from chiropractic treatment .

Marginal plants can benefit considerably from this treatment , but it should not be provided for those of a rampant nature.

Heat exchangers might also benefit from treatment with polymers.

A further unpublished project attempted to assess the anxiety characteristics of the type of client who benefited most from the treatment package.

■ VERB

continue

Exhibition revenue rose 7 % and continued to benefit from the medium's effectiveness in bringing buyers and sellers together.

To be sure, bonds continued to benefit from a two-day rally in the U. S. Treasury market.

These plans are immune from the changes and will continue to benefit from carry-forward rules.

Hongkongers will not complain as long as the Li family shares continue to benefit from it.

expect

We all expect to benefit equally from clean water, clean air, access to screening facilities, and so on.

Allocations for the other housing programs were also expected to directly benefit low-income families and individuals.

That might be expected to benefit others on the left.

His daughter Anna might well have expected to benefit from his death. her boyfriend likewise, though indirectly.

This year, Philips expects Grundig to benefit from stronger economic growth, especially in the second half.

Many consumers are expected to benefit as carriers fight for their business.

Chicago-based Quaker, which dominates the hot oatmeal market, is expected to benefit most from the proposed change.

stand

The bank itself stands to benefit by providing financial services to technologically orientated companies that are successful.

We knew without saying it that we both stood to benefit from a street as cleared out as possible.

The multinationals that stand to benefit were deeply involved in the negotiations to establish Gats.

Pupils with special needs also stand to benefit from other developments in mainstream education.

It doesn't matter if your Executor stands to benefit from the Will.

They stand to benefit little from the insider dealing prohibition.

Who stands to benefit from a growing reservoir of divided unprotected workers?

PHRASES FROM OTHER ENTRIES

for your own good/safety/benefit etc

He will work for your financial independence and will never take advantage or misuse your money for his own good.

Intelligent Buildings Too smart for their own good?

It looked as if the transports were advancing too fast for their own safety.

Lewin and Nnah were also led away for their own safety.

Of course they kept a sharp lookout in such congested waters for their own safety.

Often one step too many for his own good.

We got too famous for our own good.

You might be just a wee bit too clever for your own good now.

portable benefits

EXAMPLES FROM OTHER ENTRIES

Admission is $5, with proceeds benefiting a local children's charity.

Critics argue that the tax cuts will only benefit large companies.

New regulations will greatly benefit the region's poorest residents.

EXAMPLES FROM CORPUS

And investors benefit if companies are clearly, not hazily, understood by the City.

He expects stocks to continue to march higher, benefiting from falling rates and decent corporate earnings.

However, such historical studies as do address this question indicate that all members do not benefit equally.

Rates start at $ 799 plus airfare; profits benefit animal care at affiliated centers.

Stocks had benefited from J. P. Morgan&.

The dams etc may also have been designed to attract industry and so benefit the country in the long term.

This personalized process aims at releasing human potential in a way that will benefit the corporation.

Longman DOCE5 Extras English vocabulary.      Дополнительный английский словарь Longman DOCE5.