Definition of 'benevolent'
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They have been the most patient and benevolent as well as astute of midwives. MR GOLIGHTLY'S HOLIDAY (2003)Luck, so far, had been suspiciously benevolent; all the more reason to suspect that it would presently forsake her altogether. LAST SHOT (2003)He looked at her without curiosity, like a benevolent brigand, which she was quite prepared to believe he was. KARA KUSH (2003)
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Translations for 'benevolent'
British English: benevolent ADJECTIVE
If you describe a person in authority as benevolent, you mean that they are kind and fair.
The company has proved to be a most benevolent employer.
Definition of benevolent from the Collins English Dictionary
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