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perk

noun [C]  /pɜrk/ infml us  

perk noun [C] (ADVANTAGE)

a special advantage or benefit, in addition to the money you are paid, that you are given because of your job: Free child care for preschool children of employees was a popular perk.

perk

verb [I/T]  /pɜrk/ us  

perk verb [I/T] (MAKE COFFEE)

(of boiling water or coffee) to move up a tube in a percolator (= a type of container for making coffee) when the coffee is being made: [I] The coffee had begun to perk.
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