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English definition of “pay packet”

pay packet

noun [C]
 
 
(also wage packet) UK
(US paycheck) WORKPLACE the amount of money that a person earns: Investors were outraged when the former chief executive's pay packet rose 75% to £475,000.
( US pay envelope) HR an envelope that contains the money that someone has earned: At first, the jump from the Friday pay packet to the monthly pay cheque can create what seems like two or three weeks of cash starvation.
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