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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishperquisiteper‧qui‧site /ˈpɜːkwəzɪt $ ˈpɜːr-/ noun [countable] formal  PAY somebody FOR WORKa perk1
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perquisiteTo him an important embassy was a perquisite of birth rather than the culmination of years of painstaking effort.The right to that appointment was presumably an established perquisite of the chief steward.Similarly for the United States: incomes, perquisites and public reputation are not dependent on bureau size.And they coddle reporters in a warm cocoon of perquisites.Elena shared some of Zhivkov's perquisites of power.The revenues collected and the perquisites enjoyed by the wardens of the various royal forests show a general similarity.Name-giving is one of the perquisites of leading exploratory dives to vent sites.The perquisites were attractive, too.
From Longman Business Dictionaryperquisiteper‧qui‧site /ˈpɜːkwəzɪtˈpɜːr-/ noun [countable] formalHUMAN RESOURCES another name for a PERK
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