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danger moneynoun [U]

uk   us   UK (US hazard pay, hazardous-duty pay)
extramoney that is ​paid to someone because ​theirjob is ​dangerous
(Definition of danger money from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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danger moneynoun [U]

uk   us   UK (US hazard pay, US hazardous-duty pay) HR
money that someone is ​paid in ​addition to their ​salary for doing a dangerous ​job: Guards have ​demandedhigher basic ​salaries, monthly danger ​money and greater on-the-job ​security.
(Definition of danger money from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “danger money”
in Chinese (Simplified) (从事危险工作的)安全津贴,高危工作津贴…
in Chinese (Traditional) (從事危險工作的)安全津貼,高危工作津貼…
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