beneficial effect meaning, beneficial effect definition | English Cobuild dictionary

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Something that is beneficial helps people or improves their lives.      adj   oft ADJ to n  
...vitamins which are beneficial to our health..., Using computers has a beneficial effect on children's learning.     
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large enough to have an effect or be important
[US] The series has aroused considerable interest.
Something that seems bad at first, like a fail or a misfortune, but later unexpectedly results in something good and beneficial
As for me I could say that was a double unbelievable blessing in disguise; firstly, the plane I missed crashed into the sea a few hours later and secondly, I met my future wife on the next flight!
not matter; have no value or effect; be useless
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