HyperDic: perquisite

English > 2 senses of the word perquisite:
NOUNpossessionperquisite, fringe benefit, perkan incidental benefit awarded for certain types of employment (especially if it is regarded as a right)
attributeperquisite, prerogative, privilege, exclusive righta right reserved exclusively by a particular person or group (especially a hereditary or official right)
perquisite > pronunciation
Soundsper'kwahziht
Rhymesacquit ... writ: 187 rhymes with iht...
English > perquisite: 2 senses > noun 1, possession
MeaningAn incidental benefit awarded for certain types of employment (especially if it is regarded as a right).
Synonymsfringe benefit, perk
Narrowerappanage, apanageAny customary and rightful perquisite appropriate to your station in life
gratuity, tip, pourboire, baksheesh, bakshish, bakshis, backsheeshA relatively small amount of money given for services rendered (as by a waiter)
Broaderbenefitfinancial assistance in time of need
Spanishayuda, extra, plus
Catalanajut, extra, plus
English > perquisite: 2 senses > noun 2, attribute
MeaningA right reserved exclusively by a particular person or group (especially a hereditary or official right).
Synonymsprerogative, privilege, exclusive right
Narrowereasement(law) the privilege of using something that is not your own (as using another's land as a right of way to your own land)
privilege of the floorThe right to be admitted onto the floor of a legislative assembly while it is in session
BroaderrightAn abstract idea of that which is due to a person or governmental body by law or tradition or nature
Spanishderecho exclusivo, prerrogativa, privilegio, regalía
Catalandret exclusiu, prerrogativa, privilegi

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