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beneficiary

noun
     
Related topics: Law
ben‧e‧fi‧cia‧ry plural beneficiaries [countable]
1 someone who gets advantages from an action or change
beneficiary of
The rich were the main beneficiaries of the tax cuts.
2SCL someone who receives money or property from someone else who has died
beneficiary of
He was the chief beneficiary of his father's will.

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