gratuity

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From Old French gratuite (French gratuité), from Medieval Latin gratuitas (a free gift), from Latin gratuitus (freely given, free); see gratuitous.

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gratuity (plural gratuities)

  1. A reward, service, or payment provided freely, without obligation.
  2. (common usage) An additional charge placed for services rendered; see also: service fee.

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Last modified on 10 April 2014, at 21:25