Definition of pay envelope in English:

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pay envelope


North American
1An envelope containing an employee’s wages.
Example sentences
  • While non-teaching staff know they have a job until they receive a pink slip in their pay envelope, lecturers are hired for fixed periods-often for no more than a single term.
  • I used to put only the money for the President into a pay envelope.
  • Holding my breath I swept dust from them into three old pay envelopes I'd unearthed from my papers this morning.
1.1A salary or income: a company cutting pay envelopes

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Syllabification: pay en·ve·lope

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