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Definition of perquisite:

  1. Something gained from a place or employment over and above the ordinary salary or fixed wages for services rendered; especially, a fee allowed by law to an officer for a specific service.
  2. Things gotten by a man's own industry, or purchased with his own money, as opposed to things which come to him by descent.


proceeds, privilege, birthright, largess, gratuity, fringe benefit, tip, exclusive right, gain, profit, owned, give, cumshaw, perk, right, appanage, droit, prerogative.

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