in-kind

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

A calque translation of the Latin phrase in specie

Adjective[edit]

in-kind (not comparable)

  1. (payment or gift) consisting of goods or commodities (as opposed to cash)
    I made an in-kind donation to the charity after cleaning out old clothing from my closet.
    As a self-funded museum, we only receive in-kind support from the government, which provides us with some documents and articles of historic significance.
    Free guarana soda from 2pm on is just one of the many in-kind benefits for employees here.

Usage notes[edit]

  • In the US "in-kind" before a noun is much more common than in kind after.

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