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n. - A right reserved exclusively by a particular person or group (especially a hereditary or official right); An incidental benefit awarded for certain types of employment (especially if it is regarded as a right).

Usage examples (37)
  • It keeps up a good spirit, and is one of my own little perquisites.
  • The Finance (No 2) Act, 2009, reintroduced stock incentives as 'perquisite' in the hands of employees.
  • Lombard Kings, which was also an imperial perquisite.
  • Poor, weak, foolish woman! she took them as her perquisite. for more
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