Supplementary vs Beneficial - What's the difference?

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Supplementary is a related term of beneficial.


As adjectives the difference between supplementary and beneficial

is that supplementary is additional; added to supply what is wanted while beneficial is helpful or good to something or someone.

supplementary

English

Adjective

(en adjective)
  • Additional; added to supply what is wanted.
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    beneficial

    English

    Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • Helpful or good to something or someone.
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    Synonyms

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    Antonyms

    * detrimental * harmful * unfavourable

    Derived terms

    * beneficial owner