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BENEFICIATE

 Dictionary entry overview: What does beneficiate mean? 

BENEFICIATE (verb)
  The verb BENEFICIATE has 1 sense:

1. process (ores or other raw materials), as by reduction

  Familiarity information: BENEFICIATE used as a verb is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


BENEFICIATE (verb)


Sense 1beneficiate [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Process (ores or other raw materials), as by reduction

Classified under:

Verbs of size, temperature change, intensifying, etc.

Hypernyms (to "beneficiate" is one way to...):

process; treat (subject to a process or treatment, with the aim of readying for some purpose, improving, or remedying a condition)

Domain category:

metallurgy (the science and technology of metals)

Sentence frame:

Somebody ----s something


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