AskDefine | Define fees

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fees
  1. Plural of fee

Extensive Definition

A fee is the price one pays as remuneration for services, especially the honorarium paid to a doctor, lawyer, consultant or member of a learned profession. Fees usually allow for overhead, wages, costs and markup. Traditionally, professionals in Great Britain received a fee in contradistinction to a payment, salary, or wage, and would often use guineas rather than pounds as units of account.

Speaking fee

A speaking fee is a payment awarded to an individual for speaking at a public event. Sometimes it is used as a way to pass money to individuals which would otherwise be prohibited.
fees in German: Gebühr
fees in Croatian: Pristojba
fees in Norwegian: Avgift
fees in Simple English: Fee
fees in Swedish: Avgift
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