Definition of “pay packet” - English Dictionary

“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 person earns:

Investors were outraged when the former chief executive's pay packet rose 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 pay packet to the monthly pay cheque 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)