Definition of 'boon'
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It is reckoned liberalisation will prove a significant boon to large companies with multiple sites around the country. Times, Sunday Times (2017)The technology could prove a boon to the British egg industry. Times, Sunday Times (2017)These are the times when a reliable dry shampoo is a real boon! The Natural Beauty Book - cruelty-free cosmetics to make at home (1991)Steam transport was a great boon for farmers and merchants. America Past and Present (1995)The size of this chunky beast is a boon to people who often lose controls. Times, Sunday Times (2009)It will be a great boon to the user and their partners. The Sun (2016)There is no doubt that the internet has been a huge boon for Bridge. Times, Sunday Times (2012)As for future investors, the downturn may prove a boon. Times, Sunday Times (2008)The device is a real boon in darkest Norfolk where street lights are a delete option. Times, Sunday Times (2006)There's no question this has been a huge boon for our career. Times, Sunday Times (2011)The Chancellor brings back five per cent deposits in a huge boon to the housebuilding industry. The Sun (2013)Which is a great shame in some respects, but a great boon in others. Times, Sunday Times (2010)It would be a huge boon for the country to be represented at the Olympics. Times, Sunday Times (2011)For a woman who dearly wants to be loved, those years must have been a real boon. The Sun (2013)Coming amid uncertainty about power generation and worries about energy security, this would be a huge boon. Times, Sunday Times (2013)A large alfresco dining area is a real boon in summer. Times, Sunday Times (2007)The great boon of this house is the sophistication of the planting, which will provide colour all year round. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Twilight has proved a boon for British actors in Hollywood. Times, Sunday Times (2010)This could prove a boon to Spain, which is facing a heavy burden from its banking system. Times, Sunday Times (2011)They have proved a boon, too, for schools anxious to improve their position in the league tables. Times, Sunday Times (2006)
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Translations for 'boon'
British English: boon NOUN
You can describe something as a boon when it makes life better or easier for someone.
It is for this reason that television proves such a boon to so many people.
Definition of boon from the Collins English Dictionary
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