Definition of “pay rise” - English Dictionary


“pay rise” in Business English

See all translations

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)