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ὠφέλεια 1 ὠφελέω, aid, succour, assistance, esp. in war, Thuc.; τὴν ὠφ. παρέχειν τινι id=Thuc.; ὠφελίας τυγχάνειν id=Thuc.; οὐ μετὰ τῶν κειμένων νόμων ὠφελίας not for such assistance as is consistent with the laws (ὠφελίας being = ὠφελίας ἕνεκα) id=Thuc.
II.utility, use, profit, advantage, benefit, Hdt., Soph.; c. gen. objecti, ἐπ᾽ ὠφελείᾳ τῶν φίλων for service to them, for their benefit, Plat.
2.a source of gain or profit, a benefit, service, id=Plat., etc.
3.spoil, booty, game, Xen., Plut.

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