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paid

Syllabification: paid
Pronunciation: /pād
 
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Definition of paid in English:

past and past participle of pay1.

adjective

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1(Of work or leave) for or during which one receives pay: a one-month paid vacation
More example sentences
  • When a child is ill it should be accepted that fathers will need paid leave to help care for the child.
  • Please can you suggest some form of genuine paid work at home that my husband or I could do?
  • The Essex study shows women spend less time on household chores but do more paid work.
1.1 [attributive] (Of a person in a specified occupation) in receipt of pay: a paid, anonymous informer
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  • It was also rumoured that he was the second highest paid artist in the world next to Picasso.
  • It is run by a small team of paid staff and a large number of volunteers from all over the world.
  • They appear to be of much more value to the area and its people than the paid officials.

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