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stipend

Line breaks: sti|pend
Pronunciation: /ˈstʌɪpɛnd
 
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Definition of stipend in English:

noun

A fixed regular sum paid as a salary or as expenses to a clergyman, teacher, or public official.
Example sentences
  • The rise was ‘three per cent - a percentage in line with the rise in stipends for all clergymen,’ he said.
  • Percentage of departments providing stipends, expense reimbursement, and recognition for participating faculty was between those in the other two groups.
  • The junior doctors are demanding better amenities in all three medical colleges and the dental college, implementation of the senior residency scheme and regular payment of stipends.

Origin

late Middle English: from Old French stipendie or Latin stipendium, from stips 'wages' + pendere 'to pay'.

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