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pittance

noun [S]
 
 
/ˈpɪtəns/ disapproving
a very small amount of money, especially money received as income: earn/get paid a pittance They work long hours and get paid a pittance. Fears grew among shareholders that the business could be sold for a pittance. The interest you receive on these accounts is a pittance compared with some online accounts.
Translations of “pittance”
in Chinese (Traditional) 少量金錢,(尤指)微薄的工資…
in Russian жалкие гроши…
in Turkish çok az para, sadaka gibi ücret…
in Chinese (Simplified) 小数额的钱,(尤指)微薄的工资…
in Polish marny grosz, grosze…
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