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1. Optional payment given in addition to a required payment, usually to express appreciation for excellent service; here also called gratuity.
2. Material information about a company not known to the general public, given from one investor to another.

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I never left a tip there because the service was so bad that I did not think they deserved one.

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The tip was provided to the financial adviser who only received a small commission but since we were celebrating it felt right.

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Workers in the restaurant industry are allowed to be paid less than minimum wage because the majority of their income is assumed to come from tips and gratuities.

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