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benefactor

Definition of benefactor

Etymology

    From Latin benefactor ("he who bestows a favor"), from benefaciō ("benefit someone"), from bene ("good") + faciō ("do, make").

Pronunciation

Noun

benefactor (plural benefactors)

  1. Somebody who gives one a gift (normally refers to a person who gives to a charity).

Antonyms

  • malefactor

Related terms

References:

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