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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 per·qui·site /ˈpɝkwəzət/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Per·qui·site n.
 1. Something gained from a place or employment over and above the ordinary salary or fixed wages for services rendered; -- examples are, a fee allowed by law to an officer for a specific service; the use of a company automobile or other company property.
 Syn: -- perk.
    The pillage of a place taken by storm was regarded as the perquisite of the soldiers.   --Prescott.
    The best perquisites of a place are the advantages it gaves a man of doing good.   --Addison.
 2. pl. Law Things gotten by a man's own industry, or purchased with his own money, as opposed to things which come to him by descent.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: an incidental benefit awarded for certain types of
           employment (especially if it is regarded as a right); "a
           limousine is one of the fringe benefits of the job"
           [syn: fringe benefit, perk]
      2: a right reserved exclusively by a particular person or group
         (especially a hereditary or official right); "suffrage was
         the prerogative of white adult males" [syn: prerogative,
          privilege, exclusive right]