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per·qui·site / ˈpərkwəzit/ • n. formal another term for perk2 . ∎  a thing regarded as a special right or privilege enjoyed as a result of one's position: the wife of a president has all the perquisites of stardom. ∎ hist. a thing that has served its primary use and is then given to a subordinate or employee as a customary right.

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