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benefit

an allowance paid by the government as for sickness, unemployment, etc., to which a person is entitled under social security or the national insurance scheme
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We must see if he said things in that way and in this I give the benefit of the doubt."
It's our job as rabbis to help our communities practice empathy for multiple views without false relativism or nihilism, to give the benefit of the doubt precisely when we're most upset, and thereby to support a K'lal Yisrael (community of Israel) that, by our own words and deeds, helps affirm our Jewish hope for peace, justice and a world redeemed.
"But I am prepared to give the benefit of the doubt."
AFTER any General Election, irrespective of which political party I vote for, I am more than prepared to give the benefit of the doubt to the party which wins, and allow them in due course, to dig a hole for themselves as the noose tightens.