Meaning of “perk” in the English Dictionary

"perk" in American English

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perknoun [ C ]

us /pɜrk/ infml

perk noun [ C ] (ADVANTAGE)

a special advantage or benefit, in addition to the money you are paid, that you are given because of your job:

Free child care for preschool children of employees was a popular perk.

perkverb [ I/T ]

us /pɜrk/

perk verb [ I/T ] (MAKE COFFEE)

(of boiling water or coffee) to move up a tube in a percolator (= a type of container for making coffee) when the coffee is being made:

[ I ] The coffee had begun to perk.

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

"perk" in Business English

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perknoun [ C ]

uk /pɜːk/ us

also formal perquisite HR an advantage or extra thing, such as money or goods, which you are given for doing your job:

The best perk is a gorgeous, palatial office inside London's most desirable office building.
The travelling is definitely a perk of the job for me.

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