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benefice

ben·e·fice

benefice

 
pronunciation:
be n fihs
parts of speech:
noun, transitive verb
features:
Word Combinations (noun)
part of speech: noun
definition 1: a church office or the fixed property or income associated with it.
definition 2: land held by a feudal tenant as a return for services to the owner.
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part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: beneficed, benefices, beneficing
definition: to grant a benefice to.