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payroll deductionnoun [C]

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HR an ​amount of ​money that is taken by an ​employer from an employee's ​pay, for ​incometax, ​insurance, etc., or the ​act of taking this ​money: Employers are not ​allowed to ​bear the ​fullexpense of ​insurancepremiums for their ​workers, so ​employees must ​pay a ​portion, usually through ​payrolldeductions.by payroll deduction The easiest way to ​paymoney into your ​account is by ​payrolldeduction.
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