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benefactor 中文解釋 wordnet sense Collocation Usage
Noun
/ˈbenəˌfaktər/,/ˌbenəˈfaktər/,
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benefactors, plural;
  1. A person who gives money or other help to a person or cause


  1. a person who helps people or institutions (especially with financial help)
  2. A benefactor is a person who gives some form of help to benefit a person, group or organization (the beneficiary), often gifting a monetary contribution in the form of an endowment to help a cause. ...
  3. Benefactor is the second studio album by American new wave band Romeo Void, released in 1982. It was released on CD in 2006 by Wounded Bird Records, with their Never Say Never EP as four bonus tracks. ...
  4. Benefactor is a computer game for the Amiga computer series, developed by the Swedish team Digital Illusions and published in 1994 by Psygnosis.
  5. The Benefactor is an American reality television show broadcast on ABC starting on September 13, 2004. The premise involved 16 contestants vying to win US$1 million from billionaire entrepreneur and Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban.
  6. (Benefactors (play)) Benefactors is a 1984 play by Michael Frayn. It is set in the 1960s and concerns an idealistic architect David and his wife Jane and their relationship with the cynical Colin and his wife Sheila. ...
  7. Somebody who gives one a gift. Usually refers to someone who gives money to a charity or another form of organization
  8. (Benefactors) Donors in this UC San Diego group provide leadership support through commitments of $100,000 or more.
  9. (Benefactors) The will revealed that Hadassah Peri, Clark’s nurse and close friend, has inherited her doll collection which is potentially worth millions as well as 60 percent of various assets worth $40 million. Clark’s goddaughter, Wanda Styka, will receive 25 percent. ...
  10. (noun) a person who provides aid [ben/bene = good; mal/male = bad]
  11. One who makes a major gift to an institution or agency; also, an arbitrary classification of contributors whose gifts are above a certain level, which is calculated to single them out as a group and to stimulate similar giving by others.
  12. A person who makes a bequest or endowment, as to an institution or non-profit organization; a philanthropic patron of the arts who funds, wholly or in part, some literary magazines and small presses. Also known as a "sponsor" or "backer". ...
  13. He who confers a benefit, especially one who makes charitable contributions either for public institutions or for private use. (NW 1828)
  14. Someone who gives help, especially financial.
  15. The owner of a policy and money or assets that is received by a Beneficiary.
  16. a wealthy, generous individual donor.
  17. generous donor, philanthropist