Definition of 'bonus'
Video: pronunciation of 'bonus'
Example sentences containing 'bonus'
These examples have been automatically selected and may contain sensitive content. Read more…
This figure increased over time through the addition of annual bonuses and a final bonus. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The only way your opponent can win is by playing a bonus in one area of the board. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Teams can also earn bonus goals for the number of people in the team who have lost weight. The Sun (2016)She has pocketed nearly 16m in pay and bonuses over the past four years. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The figure was 2.8 per cent when bonuses were included. Times, Sunday Times (2017)The success of the films was not relevant to the ability to claim tax relief although investors would receive bonus payments if they were profitable. Times, Sunday Times (2016)One yields a bonus play. Times, Sunday Times (2016)He has waived a bonus and salary increase, though he is still forecast to earn about 1.3 million. Times, Sunday Times (2016)It is likely to include a review by the company's remuneration committee of bonus payments made to executives based on targets that will not now be met. Times, Sunday Times (2017)Large American banks may buck the trend by paying higher bonuses, in recognition of their strong end of the year. Times, Sunday Times (2017)How much will they pay in bonuses? Times, Sunday Times (2009)The advantages of better animal husbandry and generally better environmental impact are added bonuses. Times, Sunday Times (2009)This was almost entirely because chief executives received lower bonuses. Times, Sunday Times (2011)We are also unhappy that the special bonus money will be paid in three parts. Times, Sunday Times (2008)The company had paid bonuses to its law firms in the past. Times, Sunday Times (2006)The holder can also expect an annual row over bonuses. Times, Sunday Times (2015)The bonuses are due to be paid next month. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Shareholders will get one new bonus share for each share held. Times, Sunday Times (2007)They are also offered bonuses for recruiting other agents. Times, Sunday Times (2007)This includes the amount of some bonus payments. Times, Sunday Times (2011)The biggest bonus is boot space litres. The Sun (2006)This will qualify the company for bonus payments and promote it up the league table. Times, Sunday Times (2009)It means banks curbing dividends and bonuses to boost capital enough to extend new loans to viable businesses. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Bonus features include information on protecting your voice while you have a cold and what you should eat to improve your singing. Times, Sunday Times (2012)He received salary and bonuses of 1 million last year. Times, Sunday Times (2007)This includes a bonus of 0.7 percentage points. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Bonuses and pay increases have returned, at least for the most favoured executives. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Staff shared rumours that star complaint handlers were earning as much as 10,000 a month in salary and bonuses. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Equitable is also hoping to add a further 2% annual bonus to policies after cutting its expenses and changing its investment policy. Times, Sunday Times (2014)
Trends of 'bonus'
In Common Usage. bonus is one of the 10000 most commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
View usage for:
Translations for 'bonus'
British English: bonus /ˈbəʊnəs/ NOUN
money A bonus is an amount of money that is added to someone's pay, usually because they have worked very hard.
Workers in big firms receive a part of their pay in the form of bonuses.
- American English: bonus
- Arabic: عِلَاوَة
- Brazilian Portuguese: bônus
- Chinese: 奖金
- Croatian: bonus
- Czech: prémie
- Danish: bonus
- Dutch: bonus
- European Spanish: bonificación
- Finnish: bonus
- French: prime
- German: Bonus
- Greek: μπόνους
- Italian: bonus
- Japanese: ボーナス
- Korean: 보너스
- Norwegian: bonus
- Polish: premia
- European Portuguese: bónus
- Romanian: primă
- Russian: премия
- Spanish: bonificación
- Swedish: bonus
- Thai: เงินโบนัส
- Turkish: prim
- Ukrainian: бонус
- Vietnamese: tiền thưởng
British English: bonus NOUN
extra A bonus is something good that you get in addition to something else, and which you would not usually expect.
We felt we might finish third. Any better would be a bonus.
Definition of bonus from the Collins English Dictionary
5 unusual words & phrases to upgrade your World Cup 2018 banter
Impress your friends, family and colleagues with this unusual collection of football lingo.
VAR, planebae & a peng sort: July’s Words in the News
Catch up on the latest words in the news this July with Robert Groves.
Join the Collins community
All the latest wordy news, linguistic insights, offers and competitions every month.