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Meaning of “fringe benefit” in the English Dictionary

"fringe benefit" in British English

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fringe benefitnoun [C usually plural]

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something that you get for ​working, in ​addition to ​yourpay, that is not in the ​form of ​money: Fringe ​benefitsinclude a ​companycar and ​freehealthinsurance.
(Definition of fringe benefit from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"fringe benefit" in American English

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fringe benefitnoun [C usually pl]

 /ˈfrɪndʒ ˈben·ə·fɪt/
something ​useful you get because of ​yourjob in ​addition to ​yourpay: Fringe benefits here ​includehealthinsurance, three ​weeks’ ​vacation, and ​tuitionreimbursement
(Definition of fringe benefit from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"fringe benefit" in Business English

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fringe benefitnoun [C, usually plural]

uk   us  
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 ​benefitsinclude a ​companycar and ​freehealthinsurance.
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(Definition of fringe benefit from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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