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Perquisite vs. Prerequisite

Perquisite
Definition

An incidental benefit awarded for certain types of employment (especially if it is regarded as a right) usually known as perks

Examples

The perquisites of the CEO included a car and membership in a golf club.

Prerequisite
Definition

Something that is required in advance

Examples

Latin was a prerequisite for admission

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