gratuity

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*gʷerH-

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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