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Benefit – IELTS word of the day

Today’s word from the academic word list is:

benefit

Notes

  • A super important word this one. It is particularly useful in the advantage/disadvantage type essay as a fairly close synonym for “advantage”.
  • Another very common usage is describe “benefits” under the welfare system such as unemployment or housing benefit.
  • There are also a few different forms of the word including: beneficial and beneficiary.
  • Be careful with prepositions. There are a number of possibilities; for example, it may be of great benefit but to someone’s benfit

 

   

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