paid1

Pronunciation: /peɪd/
  • past & past ppay1

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Word of the day mandíbula
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Cultural fact of the day

Today is Fiesta de Santiago (St James' Day). The famous Camino de Santiago, the pilgrimage of thousands of people from all over Spain and many other parts of Europe to the holy city of Santiago de Compostela, takes place in the week leading up to St James' Day, 25 July. The city also has its fiestas around this time. The streets are full of musicians and performers for two weeks of celebrations culminating in the Festival del Apóstol.

paid2

adj

  • 1.1 [employment] remunerado; [worker] asalariado; [vacation] (AmE) pagado; [leave] con goce de sueldo; [informer] a sueldo to put paid to sth (BrE) echar por tierra algo, acabar con algo
    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.
    More example sentences
    • 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.
    1.2 (AmE) que ha pagado su cuota de afiliación she's a paid member of his fan club es una de sus más fervientes admiradoras

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Word of the day mandíbula
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Cultural fact of the day

Today is Fiesta de Santiago (St James' Day). The famous Camino de Santiago, the pilgrimage of thousands of people from all over Spain and many other parts of Europe to the holy city of Santiago de Compostela, takes place in the week leading up to St James' Day, 25 July. The city also has its fiestas around this time. The streets are full of musicians and performers for two weeks of celebrations culminating in the Festival del Apóstol.