perk

perk
perk perk [pɜːk ǁ pɜːrk] noun [countable] HUMAN RESOURCES
something in addition to money that you get for doing your job, such as a car:

• bonuses, housing allowances and other perks

• Employees must pay tax on anything regarded as a perk.

exˌecutive ˈperk HUMAN RESOURCES
something that an executive gets in addition to their salary, for example extra money based on company profits, the right to buy company shares cheaply, or the use of an expensive car:

• In most firms, top management incentives are thinly disguised executive perks.

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perk UK US /pɜːk/ noun [C]
(ALSO FORMAL perquisite) HR an advantage or extra thing, such as money or goods, which you are given for doing your job: »

The best perk is a gorgeous, palatial office inside London's most desirable office building.

»

The travelling is definitely a perk of the job for me.

See also EXECUTIVE PERK(Cf. ↑executive perk)

Financial and business terms. 2012.

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  • Perk — ist der Name folgender Personen: Alfred Perk (1882–1960), deutscher Politiker (DNVP) August Perk (1897–1945), Widerstandskämpfer gegen den Nationalsozialismus Jacques Perk (1859 1881), niederländischer Dichter Johannes Perk SDB (1880–1955),… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • perk´i|ly — perk|y «PUR kee», adjective, perk|i|er, perk|i|est. smart; brisk; saucy; pert: »a perky squirrel. The suits include a perky one of gray …   Useful english dictionary

  • perk|y — «PUR kee», adjective, perk|i|er, perk|i|est. smart; brisk; saucy; pert: »a perky squirrel. The suits include a perky one of gray …   Useful english dictionary

  • Perk — Perk, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Perked}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Perking}.] [Cf. W. percu to trim, to make smart.] To make trim or smart; to straighten up; to erect; to make a jaunty or saucy display of; as, to perk the ears; to perk up one s head. Cowper.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Perk — Perk, v. i. To exalt one s self; to bear one s self loftily. To perk over them. Barrow. [1913 Webster] {To perk it}, to carry one s self proudly or saucily. Pope. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Perk — Perk …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Perk — Perk, a. Smart; trim; spruce; jaunty; vain. Perk as a peacock. Spenser. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • perk up — (something) to make something more interesting or active. Chopped prunes can really perk up a fruit salad. It s a pretty dull movie, though the supporting actors perk things up a little …   New idioms dictionary

  • perk — perk·i·ly; perk·i·ness; perk; …   English syllables

  • perkʷu-s —     perkʷu s     English meaning: oak     Deutsche Übersetzung: “Eiche”     Note: Because of the common Lat., Gk., Illyr., celt. kʷ > p , gʷ > b phonetic mutations, Lat. quercus f. “oak” is the oldest IE cognate, hence Root perkʷu s : oak… …   Proto-Indo-European etymological dictionary

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