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fringe benefit

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Definition of fringe benefit in English:

noun

An extra benefit supplementing an employee’s money wage or salary, for example a company car, private health care, etc. some occupations offer an employer’s pension as a fringe benefit
More 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
added extra, additional benefit, privilege, benefit, advantage, bonus, dividend, extra, plus, premium, consideration, reward;
North American lagniappe
informal perk, freebie, plus, plus point
formal perquisite
rare appanage

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