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perquisite

per·qui·site

perquisite

 
 
pronunciation:
puhr kw ziht
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Word Combinations (noun)
part of speech: noun
definition 1: a payment or benefit in addition to the wages or salary associated with a position.
The company has provided her with a car as one of her perquisites.
definition 2: a privilege expected or demanded in connection with a certain rank or status.
the perquisites of power
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