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fringe benefit

Syllabification: fringe ben·e·fit

Definition of fringe benefit in English:

noun

An extra benefit supplementing an employee’s salary, for example, a company car, subsidized meals, health insurance, etc.
Example sentences
  • Some important sources of income, like fringe benefits paid for by employers and in-kind welfare benefits, are excluded.
  • Current law taxes the fringe benefits of these shareholders.
  • Outcomes refers to salaries, recognition, fringe benefits, seniority rights and the like.
Synonyms
extra, added extra, additional benefit, privilege, bonus
informal perk
formal perquisite

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