Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

English definition of “OTE”


noun     UK
HR abbreviation for on target earnings: used in job advertisements to show how much you can earn if you achieve particular goals, for example in sales: a salary of £41,000 OTE
(Definition of OTE noun from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Focus on the pronunciation of OTE

Definitions of “OTE” in other dictionaries

Word of the Day


a situation in which two people are friends

Word of the Day


Read our blog about how the English language behaves.

Learn More

New Words

Find words and meanings that have just started to be used in English, and let us know what you think of them.

Learn More