Meaning of “top-up” in the English Dictionary

"top-up" in Business English

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top-upnoun [ C, usually singular ]

uk /ˈtɒpʌp/ us /ˈtɑːp-/ UK FINANCE

extra money that is added to an amount so that the total is increased:

The company has offered a top-up to all those who have paid into their pension scheme for more than 10 years.
The government top-up comes at the end of the process, forcing people to save money in order to get the cash reward.

top-upadjective [ before noun ]

uk /ˈtɒpʌp/ us /ˈtɑːp-/ UK FINANCE

used to describe extra money that is added to an amount so that the total is increased:

Many universities charge their students top-up tuition fees.

(Definition of “top-up” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)