perquisites

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plural of perquisite
perquisite
A gratuity

After the wonderful service that evening he didn’t hesitate in laying a substantial perquisite on the table.

perquisite
any profit from service beyond the amount fixed as salary or wages
perquisite
Something gained from a place or employment over and above the ordinary salary or fixed wages for services rendered; especially, a fee allowed by law to an officer for a specific service
perquisite
Things gotten by a man's own industry, or purchased with his own money, as opposed to things which come to him by descent
perquisite
Any monetary or other incidental benefit beyond salary
perquisite
a right reserved exclusively by a particular person or group (especially a hereditary or official right); "suffrage was the prerogative of white adult males"
perquisite
A privilege or possession held or claimed exclusively by a certain person, group or class
perquisite
an incidental benefit awarded for certain types of employment (especially if it is regarded as a right); "a limousine is one of the fringe benefits of the job"
perquisite
{i} something in addition to regular pay for one's work, bonus; side income
perquisite
A perquisite is the same as a perk. cost-free long-distance calls, a perquisite of her employment. a perk (past participle of perquirere )
perquisites

    Türkische aussprache

    pırkwızîts

    Aussprache

    /ˈpərkwəzəts/ /ˈpɜrkwəzɪts/

    Etymologie

    [ 'p&r-kw&-z&t ] (noun.) 15th century. Middle English, property acquired by means other than inheritance, from Medieval Latin perquisitum, from neuter of perquisitus, past participle of perquirere to purchase, acquire, from Latin, to search for thoroughly, from per- thoroughly + quaerere to se.

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