pay packet

pay packet
UK / US noun [countable]
Word forms "pay packet":
singular pay packet plural pay packets British
1) the amount of money that you earn
2) an envelope that contains your pay, especially when it is in notes and coins

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  • pay packet — ˈpay ˌpacket also ˈpay ˌenvelope , ˈwage ˌpacket noun [countable] 1. an envelope containing a worker s pay and a pay slip: • Workers earning £150 a week or more will receive just over £5 extra in their weekly pay packets. 2 …   Financial and business terms

  • pay packet — pay packets 1) N COUNT: oft poss N Your pay packet is the envelope containing your wages, which your employer gives you at the end of every week. [BRIT] (in AM, use pay envelope) 2) N COUNT: oft poss N You can refer to someone s wages or salary… …   English dictionary

  • pay packet — pay .packet n BrE 1.) the amount of money someone earns 2.) an envelope containing someone s wages …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • pay packet — noun wages enclosed in an envelope for distribution to the wage earner • Syn: ↑pay envelope • Hypernyms: ↑wage, ↑pay, ↑earnings, ↑remuneration, ↑salary * * * noun, pl ⋯ ets [count] Brit …   Useful english dictionary

  • pay packet — /ˈpeɪ pækət/ (say pay pakuht) noun 1. an envelope or packet containing wages. 2. the wages themselves …  

  • pay packet — / peɪ ˌpækɪt/ noun an envelope containing the pay slip and the cash pay …   Dictionary of banking and finance

  • pay packet — (British) pay envelope, package containing employees salary …   English contemporary dictionary

  • pay packet — noun (C) BrE 1 the amount of money someone earns; paycheque (2) 2 an envelope containing your wages; pay envelope AmE …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • packet — pack‧et [ˈpækt] noun [countable] 1. a small container, usually made of paper, with a set of things in it ; = PACK: • United Biscuits produces 5 billion packets a year. packet of • Supermarkets withdrew thousands of packets of chocolates after… …   Financial and business terms

  • pay envelope — ˈpay ˌenvelope noun [countable] another name for pay packet * * * pay envelope UK US noun [C] US ► HR PAY PACKET(Cf. ↑pay packet) …   Financial and business terms

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