pay envelope
noun Date: 1901 an envelope containing one's wages; also wages

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • 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

  • pay envelope — pay envelopes N COUNT: oft poss N Your pay envelope is the envelope containing your wages, which your employer gives you at the end of every week. [AM] (in BRIT, use pay packet) …   English dictionary

  • pay envelope — pay ,envelope noun count AMERICAN 1. ) an envelope that contains your salary 2. ) the amount of money that you earn …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

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

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

  • pay envelope — noun (C) AmE an envelope containing your wages; pay packet BrE …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • pay envelope — 1. an envelope containing a paycheck or wages. 2. Informal. wages or salary; paycheck. * * * …   Universalium

  • 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 — 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

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