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"fringe benefit" in British English

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fringe benefitnoun [C usually plural]

uk   /ˈfrɪndʒ ˌben.ɪ.fɪt/ us   /ˈfrɪndʒ ˌben.ə.fɪt/
something that you get for working, in addition to your pay, that is not in the form of money: Fringe benefits include a company car and free health insurance.
(Definition of fringe benefit from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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fringe benefitnoun [C usually pl]

/ˈfrɪndʒ ˈben·ə·fɪt/
something useful you get because of your job in addition to your pay: Fringe benefits here include health insurance, three weeksvacation, and tuition reimbursement
(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 benefits include a company car and free health insurance.
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(Definition of fringe benefit from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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