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English definition of “payday”
payday (also pay day)
/ˈpeɪdeɪ/ noun [C or U]
› 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.