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bounty

noun award, benefaction, benevolence, bonus, boon, cadeau, conferment, emolument, favor, gift, grant, gratification, gratuity, guerdon, hand sel, largess, largitas, perquisite, pourboire, prize, reward, reward for service, tip, token, tribute
Associated concepts: bounty lands
See also: bonus, consideration, contribution, donation, endowment, favor, gift, grant, largess, philanthropy, premium, prize, recompense, reward, subsidy

BOUNTY. A sum of money or other thing, given, generally by' the government, to certain persons, for some service they have done or are about to do to the public. As bounty upon the culture of silk; the bounty given to an enlisted soldier; and the like. It differs from a reward, which is generally applied to particular cases; and from a payment, as there is no contract on the part of the receiver of the bounty.

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Table 2 presents data reported by the IRS to Congress in 2009 summarizing collections, bounty payments, and number of bounties paid during the period from fiscal year 2003 to 2008.
You need to remember though that this tournament does have a $500 prizepool, which means the bounties aren't the be-all and end-all, but should be seen as a bonus if you have the chance to knock them out.
Alien Topel collected three bounties in very close matches on the one-loss side of the tournament chart by defeating Dolezal (7-5), Welsh (7-6), and Calderon (7-6).
ICG also cited the views of an unidentified senior official of the Philippine National Police who said that the bounties were leading to undue focus in individuals at the expense of more carefully thought-through strategies.
com) is an application service provider (ASP) which has developed BountyMarket(SM), an Internet application that allow users to offer cash bounties to anyone whose referral of a buyer, a seller, or a prospective employee leads to a successful transaction or hire.
For example, those wishing to buy rare objects such as a vintage grandfather clock or to sell their beachfront property can post bounties for finding them interested buyers or sellers.
Affiliates place links in context on their sites, and receive commissions or bounties for successful referrals to the Be Free clients' sites.
ISPs which are well-established in their local communities and want to stay in the Internet services space could then refer new dial-up access business to EarthLink and continue to receive cash bounties.