Definition of fringe benefit noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

     

    fringe benefit

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  1. 1extra things that an employer gives you as well as your pay The fringe benefits include free health insurance.
  2. 2(figurative) One of the fringe benefits of having a garden is all the wildlife it attracts.
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