fringe benefit
noun Date: 1948 1. an employment benefit (as a pension or a paid holiday) granted by an employer that has a monetary value but does not affect basic wage rates 2. any additional benefit (increased energy is a fringe benefit of regular exercise)

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  • fringe benefit — n: an employment benefit (as a pension, a paid holiday, or health insurance) granted by an employer that has a monetary value but that does not affect basic wage rates Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996. fringe benefit …   Law dictionary

  • fringe benefit — ➔ benefit1 * * * fringe benefit UK US noun [C, usually plural] ► HR an extra thing that is given to you by your employer in addition to your pay but is not in the form of money: »Fringe benefits include a company car and free health insurance. →… …   Financial and business terms

  • fringe benefit — /ingl. frɪndʒ ˈbɛnɪfɪt/ [loc. ingl., comp. di fringe «frangia» (quindi «marginale») e benefit «vantaggio, beneficio»] loc. sost. m. inv. (org. az.) beneficio accessorio, benefit (ingl.) …   Sinonimi e Contrari. Terza edizione

  • fringe benefit — fringe .benefit n [C usually plural] an additional service or advantage given with a job besides wages ▪ A competitive salary with fringe benefits will be offered …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • fringe benefit — [n] additional benefit extra, perk, perquisite, plus, privilege; concept 344 …   New thesaurus

  • fringe benefit — ► NOUN ▪ an additional benefit, especially one given to an employee …   English terms dictionary

  • fringe benefit — fringe ,benefit noun count 1. ) something that you get in addition to your salary, for example a car: PERK 2. ) any extra thing that you get unexpectedly …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • fringe benefit — ☆ fringe benefit n. any form of employee compensation provided in addition to wages or base salary, as a pension, insurance coverage, vacation time, etc …   English World dictionary

  • fringe benefit — noun an incidental benefit awarded for certain types of employment (especially if it is regarded as a right) (Freq. 2) a limousine is one of the fringe benefits of the job • Syn: ↑perquisite, ↑perk • Hypernyms: ↑benefit • H …   Useful english dictionary

  • fringe benefit — any of various benefits, as free life or health insurance, paid holidays, a pension, etc., received by an employee in addition to regular pay. [1945 50] * * * Any nonwage payment or benefit granted to employees by employers. Examples include… …   Universalium

  • fringe benefit — UK / US noun [countable] Word forms fringe benefit : singular fringe benefit plural fringe benefits 1) something that you get in addition to your salary, for example a car 2) any extra thing that you get unexpectedly …   English dictionary

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