Definition of salary in English:
noun (plural salaries)
A fixed regular payment, typically paid on a monthly or biweekly basis but often expressed as an annual sum, made by an employer to an employee, especially a professional or white-collar worker: he received a salary of $29,000 [as modifier]: a 15 percent salary increase Compare with wage.
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- There has already been agreement not to increase salaries for public service employees.
- If you have a personal pension, remember to increase payments as your salary increases.
- They have presided over a vast increase in the number and salaries of public sector employees.
verb (salaries, salarying, salaried)[with object] archaic Back to top
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