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bo·nus / ˈbōnəs/ • n. a payment or gift added to what is usual or expected, in particular: ∎  an amount of money added to wages on a seasonal basis, esp. as a reward for good performance: big Christmas bonuses. ∎  something welcome and often unexpected that accompanies and enhances something that is itself good: good weather is an added bonus but the real appeal is the landscape. ∎ Basketball an extra free throw awarded to a fouled player when the opposing team has exceeded the number of team fouls allowed during a period. ORIGIN: late 18th cent. (probably originally London stock-exchange slang): from Latin bonus (masculine) ‘good,’ used in place of bonum (neuter) ‘good, good thing.’

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bonus addition to normal pay. XVIII. prob. joc. or ignorant application of L. bonus m. for bonum n. good thing.

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BONUS (ˈbəʊnəs) Finance Borrower's Option for Notes and Underwritten Standby

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