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bonus

noun [C] uk   /ˈbəʊ.nəs/ us    /ˈboʊ-/
B2 an extra amount of money that is given to you as a present or reward for good work as well as the money you were expecting: a productivity bonus a Christmas bonus The company used to give discretionary bonus payments.B2 a pleasant extra thing: I love the job, and it's an added bonus that it's so close to home.
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