Meaning of “golden handshake” in the English Dictionary


(Definition of “golden handshake” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"golden handshake" in Business English

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golden handshakenoun [ C ]

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a payment made to an employee when they leave their job as a reward for very long or good service:

He is to leave with a golden handshake understood to total at least one year's salary.

(Definition of “golden handshake” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)