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"Benefits" is a form of "benefit", a noun which is often translated as "el beneficio". "Proceeds" is a plural noun which is often translated as "las ganancias". Learn more about the difference between "benefits" and "proceeds" below.
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (advantage)
a. el beneficio
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
These resources have been exploited for the benefit of others.Estos recursos se han explotado en beneficio de otros.
b. el provecho
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
My parents get little benefit from technology.Mis padres sacan poco provecho de la tecnología.
c. la ventaja
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Shopping online has many benefits.Comprar en línea tiene muchas ventajas.
2. (state payment)
a. la prestación
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Welfare benefits are for those who need help.Las prestaciones sociales son para aquellos que necesitan ayuda.
b. el subsidio
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Applications for unemployment benefit should be submitted online.El subsidio de desempleo debe solicitarse en línea.
3. (performance)
a. la función benéfica
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
A benefit for Syrian refugees is being organized.Se está organizando una función benéfica para los refugiados de Siria.
4. (perk)
a. el beneficio
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
This employer offers an interesting set of benefits.Esta empresa ofrece un conjunto de beneficios interesante.
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
5. (to profit)
a. beneficiarse
Who benefits from war?¿Quién se beneficia de la guerra?
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
6. (to be of use to)
a. beneficiar
This program benefits the less fortunate.Este programa beneficia a los menos afortunados.
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proceeds
A plural noun indicates that there is more than one person, place, thing, or idea.
plural noun
1. (finance)
a. las ganancias
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
A hundred percent of the proceeds from the bake sale go to the community shelter.Cien por ciento de las ganancias de la venta de pasteles financiará el albergue comunitario.
b. la recaudación
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The proceeds from the gala event went to a non-profit rehab facility.La recaudación del evento de gala se destinó a un centro de rehabilitación sin fines de lucro.
c.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
I sold all my records and used the proceeds to buy a motorcycle.Vendí todos mis discos y con lo que saqué me compré una moto.
Lilly set up a lemonade stand, and wants to save the proceeds to buy a pony.Lilly puso una venta de limonada, y quiere ahorrar lo que saque para comprar un pony.
proceed
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
2. (to continue)
a. proseguir
When my father became ill, we decided not to proceed with the purchase of the house.Cuando se enfermó mi padre, decidimos no proseguir con la compra de la casa.
b. continuar
He was so overcome with emotion while giving the speech he was unable to proceed.Lo embargaba tanto la emoción mientras daba el discurso que no pudo continuar.
c. seguir
We proceeded west until we came to the lake that was on the map.Seguimos en dirección oeste hasta llegar al lago que estaba en el mapa.
3. (to move forward)
a. avanzar
We were able to proceed once the obstruction had been cleared from the road.Cuando quitaron el obstáculo de la carretera, pudimos avanzar.
b. dirigirse
We boarded the train and proceeded to the dining car.Subimos al tren y nos dirigimos al coche comedor.
4. (to act)
a. proceder
As this was unknown territory, he was waiting for instructions from his commanding officer on how to proceed.Como se encontraba en territorio desconocido, esperaba instrucciones del oficial al mando sobre cómo proceder.
5. (to originate)
a. proceder
The words proceeding from her mouth were completely unintelligible.Las palabras que procedían de su boca eran totalmente incomprensibles.
6. (legal)
a. demandar
There is not enough evidence to proceed against them under the Consumer Credit Protection Act.No hay suficientes pruebas para demandarlos según la Ley de Protección del Crédito al Consumidor.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
7. (to say)
a. proseguir
"In any case," he proceeded, "we can't do anything yet.""En todo caso", prosiguió, "todavía no podemos hacer nada".
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