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Definition of bonus noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

     

    bonus

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    NAmE//ˈboʊnəs//
     
     
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  1. 1an extra amount of money that is added to a payment, especially to someone's pay as a reward a $100 Christmas bonus performance bonuses What is actually paid will depend on the bonus payments made at the end of the policy.
  2. 2anything pleasant that is extra and more or better than you were expecting Being able to walk to work is an added bonus of the new job. As a bonus, club members can get free tickets for the whole family. One of the great bonuses of retirement is having time to spare.
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