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beneficiary

[ben′əfish′ərē]
a person or group designated to receive certain profits, benefits, or advantages, as the recipient of a will or insurance policy.

beneficiary

Insurance
A person(s) other than the member of an insurance or pension plan who has been designated to receive benefits—e.g., proceeds of an accident insurance policy or pension plan in the event of an employee’s death.
 
Managed care
A person eligible for or receiving benefits under an insurance policy or plan, such as Medicare or Medicaid programs

beneficiary

Health insurance A person(s) other than the member of an insurance or pension plan who has been designated to receive benefits–eg proceeds of an accident insurance policy or pension plan in the event of an employee's death Managed care A person eligible for or receiving benefits under an insurance policy or plan, Medicare or Medicaid programs

be·ne·fi·ci·ar·y

(ben'ĕ-fish'ē-ar-ē)
A person with health care insurance coverage, usually through the Medicare program.
Synonym(s): insured, recipient.
[Med.L. beneficiarius, fr. beneficium, benefit]

be·ne·fi·ci·ar·y

(ben'ĕ-fish'ē-ar-ē)
A person with health care insurance coverage, usually through the Medicare program.
Synonym(s): insured, recipient.
[Med.L. beneficiarius, fr. beneficium, benefit]

beneficiary,

n 1. a person eligible for benefits under a dental plan.
n 2. a person who receives benefits under a dental benefit contract. See also covered person; insured; member; and subscriber.
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Many; I have found it necessary to change frequently--a change of instructors is often beneficial to the interests of a school; it gives life and variety to the proceedings; it amuses the pupils, and suggests to the parents the idea of exertion and progress.
Now she hoped for some beneficial change; and, after a period of nothing-saying amongst the party, some of them did decide on going in quest of tea.
Half an hour with a skipping-rope would be equally beneficial to his liver.
However, he quickly saw that the exercise would be beneficial to him, and pushed on several miles to the westward.
It was a red-flannel chest-protector, one of those large quasi-hygienic objects that with pills and medicines take the place of beneficial relics and images among the Protestant peoples of Christendom.
That is a poor reason for giving up a connection which I think I may say will be mutually beneficial.
The thunder-shower had certainly had a most beneficial effect upon the weather, and the evening was most delightful.
Having finished my business, and feeling the lassitude and exhaustion incident to its dispatch, I felt that a protracted sea voyage would be both agreeable and beneficial, so instead of embarking for my return on one of the many fine passenger steamers I booked for New York on the sailing vessel Morrow, upon which I had shipped a large and valuable invoice of the goods I had bought.
Richelieu, and Ximenes), but to keep them long and train them for the higher offices and greatest honors, these were the chief features of a reform which if carried out would be as beneficial to the State as to the clerks themselves.
Then we have made an enactment not only possible but in the highest degree beneficial to the State?
Nobody could be more steady or quiet than this young man; we therefore wish him joy of the excursion with all our heart; and it will certainly be beneficial for a person who leads so sedentary a life.
It hinted to him that he might, without meaning it, turn aside a trustfulness beneficial to a mis-shapen young mind and perhaps to his own power of directing and improving it.