A Word A Day : Perquisite
Word of 1st July 2007: A Word A Day-Perquisite
Perquisite( Noun )Perquisite
(PUR kwi zit): a privilege that goes along with a job, a perk
• Free access to a photocopier is a perquisite
of most office jobs.
• The big corporate lawyer's perquisites
included a chauffeured limousine, a luxurious apartment in the city and all the chocolate ice cream he could eat.
• A perquisite
should not be confused with a prerequisite which is a necessity. Health and happiness are two prerequisites of a good life.
• A college degree is a prerequisite for many high-paying jobs.
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