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"salary" in British English

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salarynoun [C or U]

uk   /ˈsæl.ər.i/ us   /ˈsæl.ɚ.i/
B1 a fixed amount of money agreed every year as pay for an employee, usually paid directly into his or her bank account every month: an annual salary of £40,000 His net monthly salary is €2,500. She's on quite a good/decent salary in her present job. He took a drop in (= accepted a lower) salary when he changed jobs. a ten percent salary increase
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(Definition of salary from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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salarynoun [C]

us   /ˈsæl·ə·ri/
aa fixed amount of money paid to someone for the work the person is employed to do, esp. the amount paid every year: a meager/generous salary Teachers’ salaries would rise an average of $1000 under the proposal.
salaried
adjective [not gradable] us   /ˈsæl·ə·rid/
All our salaried employees have agreed to take a pay cut.
(Definition of salary from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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salarynoun [C or U]

uk   /ˈsæləri/ us   plural salaries
HR, WORKPLACE the total amount of money that an employee is paid every year to do their job, or one of the payments they receive each month as part of this: an annual/a monthly salary Her annual salary exceeds €100,000.be on a salary of sth He must be on a salary of at least $90,000.pay sb a salary of sth I was being paid a salary of around $75,000. earn/get a salary high/low salarysalary increase/cut Employees say they expect salary cuts of 13% or more. Your starting salary will be in line with your previous experience.on (a) salary I have six more months on salary after I step down. He earns about $1.2 million in salary and benefits at the bank. a competitive salary
(Definition of salary from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “salary”
in Korean 봉급…
in Arabic مُرَتَّب…
in Malaysian gaji…
in French salaire…
in Russian оклад, заработная плата…
in Chinese (Traditional) 薪資,薪水…
in Italian stipendio…
in Turkish maaş, aylık, ücret…
in Polish pensja…
in Spanish sueldo, salario…
in Vietnamese tiền lương…
in Portuguese salário…
in Thai เงินเดือน…
in German das Gehalt…
in Catalan sou…
in Japanese 給料, 給与, 月給…
in Chinese (Simplified) 薪金,薪水…
in Indonesian gaji…
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“salary” in American English

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Avoiding common errors with the word enough.
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