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a grant (by a sovereign or a legislative body) of resources to maintain a dependent member of a ruling family
“bishoprics were received as
for the younger sons of great families”
(law) a transfer of property by deed of conveyance
any customary and rightful perquisite appropriate to your station in life
“for thousands of years the chair was an
of state and dignity rather than an article of ordinary use”
an incidental benefit awarded for certain types of employment (especially if it is regarded as a right)
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