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FRINGE BENEFIT

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does fringe benefit mean? 

FRINGE BENEFIT (noun)
  The noun FRINGE BENEFIT has 1 sense:

1. an incidental benefit awarded for certain types of employment (especially if it is regarded as a right)

  Familiarity information: FRINGE BENEFIT used as a noun is very rare.


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FRINGE BENEFIT (noun)


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Meaning:

An incidental benefit awarded for certain types of employment (especially if it is regarded as a right)

Classified under:

Nouns denoting possession and transfer of possession

Synonyms:

fringe benefit; perk; perquisite

Context example:

a limousine is one of the fringe benefits of the job

Hypernyms ("fringe benefit" is a kind of...):

benefit (financial assistance in time of need)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "fringe benefit"):

apanage; appanage (any customary and rightful perquisite appropriate to your station in life)

backsheesh; baksheesh; bakshis; bakshish; gratuity; pourboire; tip (a relatively small amount of money given for services rendered (as by a waiter))


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