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"emolument" in British English

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emolumentnoun [C]

uk   /ɪˈmɒl.jʊ.mənt/  us   /-ˈmɑːl-/ UK formal
a ​payment in ​money or some other ​form that is made for ​work that has been done
(Definition of emolument from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"emolument" in Business English

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emolumentnoun [C, usually plural]

uk   /ɪˈmɒljʊmənt/  us   /-ˈmɑːl-/ UK formal ACCOUNTING
a ​payment in ​money or some other ​form for ​work that has been done: The emoluments of the highest-paid ​directortotalled £382,000, ​includingpensioncontributions.
(Definition of emolument from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “emolument”
in Spanish honorarios, emolumento…
in Vietnamese lương…
in Malaysian keuntungan…
in Thai เงินเดือน…
in French rémunération…
in German die Einkünfte (pl.)…
in Chinese (Simplified) 酬金,酬劳,薪水…
in Indonesian keuntungan…
in Chinese (Traditional) 酬金,酬勞,薪水…
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