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English definition of “perk”

perk

noun [C]     /pɜːk/ US  /pɝːk/
informal an advantage or extra thing, such as money or goods, which you are given because of your job: A company car and a mobile phone are some of the perks that come with the job.Advantage and disadvantagePresents and giftsGifts in the form of money an advantage: Having such easy access to some of the best cinema and theatre is one of the perks of living in Sydney.Advantage and disadvantage
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