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English noun: perquisite

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

SamplesA limousine is one of the fringe benefits of the job.

Synonymsfringe benefit, perk

Broader (hypernym)benefit

Narrower (hyponym)apanage, appanage, backsheesh, baksheesh, bakshis, bakshish, gratuity, pourboire, tip

2. perquisite (attribute) a right reserved exclusively by a particular person or group (especially a hereditary or official right)

SamplesSuffrage was the prerogative of white adult males.

Synonymsexclusive right, prerogative, privilege

Broader (hypernym)right

Narrower (hyponym)easement, privilege of the floor

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