pay rise Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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"pay rise" in British English

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pay risenoun [C]

uk   us   UK (US pay raise)
C1 an ​increase in the ​amount of ​money you ​earn for doing ​yourjob
(Definition of pay rise from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"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/​averagepayrises of over 3% a big/huge/​substantialpayriseask for/demand/seek a pay rise The ​union is ​asking for a ​payrise of just above 2%.be given/get/receive a pay rise We do not expect to get a ​payrise this ​year.
(Definition of pay rise from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “pay rise”
in Chinese (Simplified) 涨工资,加薪…
in Chinese (Traditional) 漲工資,加薪…
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