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beneficiary

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Definition the recipient of benefits — especially money
  • Every Medicare beneficiary can choose whether they want prescription drug coverage or not...
    Tom Daschle
  • Small business owners and their employees are the primary beneficiaries of the new tax policy.
  • And all the time, as I afterwards learned, his will, drawn up by Carruthers, and making me sole beneficiary, lay in the American consul's safe.
    Jack London  --  South Sea Tales
  • It will be noted that one of the beneficiaries of Mr. Traynor's will is his paid female caregiver, Miss Louisa Clark.
    Jojo Moyes  --  Me Before You
  • The need of the creator comes before the need of any possible beneficiary.
    Ayn Rand  --  The Fountainhead
  • The rebels had stocked up for the rainy season, but now we were the beneficiaries of the looted food and provisions.
    Ishmael Beah  --  A Long Way Gone
  • She replied that it was a beneficiary of the town who had a nice taste in devising things of the sort.
    Miguel de Cervantes  --  Don Quixote
  • "The move shows you how ungrateful corporate tax-break beneficiaries are," Don Weseley, a Nebraska state senator, told the Omaha World-Herald.
    Eric Schlosser  --  Fast Food Nation
  • They were the beneficiaries of a rigorous ongoing series of analyses about what their opponent's next moves might be.
    Malcolm Gladwell  --  Blink
  • I haven't found anybody among the beneficiaries who needed quick money, but that doesn't mean I won't."
    J.D. Robb  --  Glory in Death
  • Among the other beneficiaries of Doc's kindness at Pendleton was Ira Hayes.
    James Bradley  --  Flags of Our Fathers
  • Frank's lawyer called me up several days ago to inform me, to my enormous astonishment, that I am the chief beneficiary of his estate.
    William Styron  --  Sophie's Choice
  • One day he offered to pay her $6,000 if she would acquire a $10,000 life insurance policy and name him beneficiary.
    Erik Larson  --  The Devil in the White City
  • All the outliers we've looked at so far were the beneficiaries of some kind of unusual opportunity.
    Malcolm Gladwell  --  Outliers
  • Kun Sokkea and her family aren't the only beneficiaries.
    Nicholas D. Kristof  --  Half the Sky
  • But his loyalty to the traditions of his family would not permit him to bind any future inheritors of his name or beneficiaries by the death of his ancestors.
    Ford Madox Ford  --  The Good Soldier
  • The superintendent would exchange the old policy for a new one which was identical incolor, serial number, and beneficiary, but which carried much smaller payments.
    Richard Wright  --  Black Boy
  • —Pudd'nhead Wilson's Calendar There is this trouble about special providences—namely, there is so often a doubt as to which party was intended to be the beneficiary.
    Mark Twain  --  Pudd'nhead Wilson
  • On November 6, 1962, Teddy Kennedy is one of the first beneficiaries of the outcome of the defused crisis, sweeping into office as the newly elected U.S. senator from Massachusetts.
    Bill O'Reilly and Martin Dugard  --  Killing Kennedy
  • Through all those years of solitude she had lived in one of the tenements where she used to say the rosary against the wishes of its intended beneficiaries in the days of her youth.
    Isabel Allende  --  The House of Spirits

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