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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.
(Definition of pay packet noun from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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