fringe benefit

fringe benefits
1) N-COUNT: usu pl Fringe benefits are extra things that some people get from their job in addition to their salary, for example a car.
2) N-COUNT: oft N of -ing/n The fringe benefits of doing something are the extra advantages which you get from it, although you may not have expected them and they were not the main reason for doing it.

His support was one of the nicest fringe benefits of pursuing this research.


English dictionary. 2008.

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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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