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paid 1

American English: /peɪd/
British English: /peɪd/
  • past & past ppay

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paid 2

adjective

  • 1
    (employment)
    remunerado
    (worker)
    asalariado
    (vacation) (American English)
    pagado
    (leave)
    con goce de sueldo
    (informer)
    a sueldo
    to put paid to something (British English)
    echar por tierra algo
    acabar con algo
    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.
    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.
  • 2
    (American English)
    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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