salary

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noun sal·a·ry \ˈsal-rē, ˈsa-lə-\

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 and Etymology 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



SALARY Defined for English Language Learners

salary

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noun sal·a·ry \ˈsal-rē, ˈsa-lə-\

Definition of salary for English Language Learners

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


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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