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Noun: benefice  be-nu-fis
  1. An endowed church office giving income to its holder
    - ecclesiastical benefice
Verb: benefice  be-nu-fis
  1. Endow with a benefice

Derived forms: beneficed, beneficing, benefices

Type of: church property, dower, endow, spirituality, spiritualty [N. Amer]

Encyclopedia: Benefice