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pay packetnoun [C]

uk   us   UK (US paycheck)
the ​amount of ​money a ​personearns: It's ​easy to go on ​expensiveholidays when you have a ​paypacket the ​size of hers.
(Definition of pay packet from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"pay packet" in Business English

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pay packetnoun [C]

uk   us   (also wage packet) UK
(US paycheck) WORKPLACE the ​amount of ​money that a ​personearns: Investors were outraged when the ​formerchief executive's ​paypacketrose 75% to £475,000.
( US pay envelope) HR an ​envelope that contains the ​money that someone has ​earned: At first, the ​jump from the Friday ​paypacket to the monthly ​paycheque can ​create what seems like two or three weeks of ​cash starvation.
(Definition of pay packet from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “pay packet”
in Chinese (Simplified) 工资,薪金…
in Chinese (Traditional) 工資,薪金…
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