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English definition of “salary”

salary

noun [C or U]     /ˈsæl.ər.i/ US  /-ɚ-/
B1 a fixed amount of money agreed every year as pay for an employee, usually paid directly into his or her bank account every month: an annual salary of £20,000 His net monthly salary is £1,500. She's on quite a good/decent salary in her present job. He took a drop in (= accepted a lower) salary when he changed jobs. a ten percent salary increase → Compare wage nounEarning money and money earned
(Definition of salary noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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