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payday

noun [C or U] ( also pay day)
 
 
/ˈpeɪdeɪ/
HR, WORKPLACE the day on which workers receive their pay, usually every week or month: He wrote a cheque postdated to his next payday. Payday is on Friday. Friday is payday.
informal an amount of money that a person or a company receives: The company's former chief financial officer also enjoyed a big payday as his total compensation jumped to $11.7 million.
Translations of “payday”
in Chinese (Traditional) 發放工資日,發薪日…
in Russian день получения зарплаты…
in Turkish maaş/ödeme günü…
in Chinese (Simplified) 发放工资日,发薪日…
in Polish dzień wypłaty…
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