Focus on the pronunciation of gratuity
English definition of “gratuity”
/grəˈtjuːəti/ noun [C] (plural gratuities) COMMERCE
› an amount of money given by a customer to someone who has provided a service, especially in a hotel or restaurant: Many customers leave a gratuity even if the service has been bad. The bill came to $200 plus a 15% gratuity. → See also tip
› an amount of money given to someone who has done something special for you : I would never take a gratuity of any kind from anyone when doing business. Officers were charged with accepting illegal gratuities.
› an amount of money given to an employee who leaves a job: a terminal/retirement gratuity He left with an ill-health gratuity payment from the company.