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pittance

noun [C usually singular] uk   /ˈpɪt.əns/  us   /ˈpɪt̬-/ disapproving
a very small amount of money, especially money received as payment, income, or a present: He works hard but he's paid a pittance.
Translations of “pittance”
in Chinese (Traditional) 少量金錢,(尤指)微薄的工資…
in Russian жалкие гроши…
in Turkish çok az para, sadaka gibi ücret…
in Chinese (Simplified) 小数额的钱,(尤指)微薄的工资…
in Polish marny grosz, grosze…
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