Meaning of “junket” in the English Dictionary

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"junket" in American English

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junketnoun [ C ]

us /ˈdʒʌŋ·kɪt/ disapproving

an unnecessary trip by a government official which is paid for with public money:

The senator is off on another junket to Hawaii at taxpayersexpense.

(Definition of “junket” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"junket" in Business English

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junketnoun [ C ]

uk /ˈdʒʌŋkɪt/ us disapproving informal

a trip or party for a group of employees or politicians that is paid for by their company or government:

A group of MPs was criticized last week for spending thousands of pounds of taxpayers' money on a junket to Hollywood.
a corporate/press junket

(Definition of “junket” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)