Sinonimi: ecclesiastical benefice
ETYM French bénéfice, Latin beneficium, a kindness, in Late Lat. a grant of an estate, from Latin beneficus beneficent; bene well + facere to do. Related to Benefit.
Ecclesiastical office to which revenue is attached.
In the early Middle Ages, a donation of land or money to the Christian church as an act of devotion; from the 12th century, the term came to mean the income enjoyed by clergy.
Under the Carolingian dynasty, “benefice” was used to mean a gift of land from a lord to a vassal, in which sense it is often indistinguishable from a fief.
An endowed church office giving income to its holder; SYN. ecclesiastical benefice.
2. Sklonost, smisao za, talent.
Prihodište, crkveno imanje koje pripada položaju; godišnji prihod od takvog imanja; zvanje kome pripada prihod od takvog imanja. (lat.)
To endow with a benefice.