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salary

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noun, sal·a·ry \ˈsal-rē, ˈsa-lə-\

Simple Definition of salary

  • : an amount of money that an employee is paid each year

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of salary

plural salaries

  1. :  fixed compensation paid regularly for services

salaried play \-rēd\ adjective

Examples of salary in a sentence

  1. She was offered a salary of $50,000 a year.

  2. Employees receive an annual increase in salary.



Origin of salary

Middle English salarie, from Anglo-French, from Latin salarium pension, salary, from neuter of salarius of salt, from sal salt — more at salt


First Known Use: 13th century

Rhymes with salary



SALARY Defined for Kids

salary

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noun sal·a·ry \ˈsa-lə-rē, ˈsal-rē\

Definition of salary for Students

plural salaries

  1. :  a fixed amount of money paid regularly for work done




Law Dictionary

salary

noun sal·a·ry

Legal Definition of salary

plural salaries

  1. :  fixed compensation paid regularly for services

salaried adjective




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