Meaning of “pay rise” in the English Dictionary

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"pay rise" in Business English

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pay risenoun [ C ]

uk us UK US pay raise

HR, WORKPLACE an increase in the amount of money you earn for doing your job:

annual/average pay rises of over 3%
ask for/demand/seek a pay rise The union is asking for a pay rise of just above 2%.
be given/get/receive a pay rise We do not expect to get a pay rise this year.

(Definition of “pay rise” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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