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n. pl. baksheesh
A gratuity, tip, or bribe paid to expedite service, especially in the Near East.
[Persian bakhshish, present, from Middle Persian bakhshishn, from bakhshīdan, bakhsh-, to give presents, from Avestan bakhsh-; see bhag- in Indo-European roots.]
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money given as a tip, a present, or alms
to give such money to (a person)
[C17: from Persian bakhshīsh, from bakhshīdan to give; related to Sanskrit bhaksati he enjoys]
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bak•sheesh(ˈbæk ʃiʃ, bækˈʃiʃ)
(esp. in the Near and Middle East)
a tip, present, or gratuity.
[1615–25; < Persian bakhshish gift]
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Past participle: baksheeshed
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|Noun||1.||baksheesh - a relatively small amount of money given for services rendered (as by a waiter)|
fringe benefit, perk, perquisite - an incidental benefit awarded for certain types of employment (especially if it is regarded as a right); "a limousine is one of the fringe benefits of the job"
Christmas box - a present given at Christmas for services during the year
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baksheesh[ˈbækʃiːʃ] N → propina f
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n → Bakschisch nt
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