Examples of perquisite
Use of the company's jet is a perquisite of the job.
<give the movers a perquisite if they do a good job>
Origin of perquisite
Middle English, property acquired by means other than inheritance, from Anglo-French perquisit, Medieval Latin perquisitum, from neuter of perquisitus, past participle of perquirere to purchase, acquire, from Latin, to search for thoroughly, from per- thoroughly + quaerere to seek
First Known Use: 15th century
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