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Etymology

From [[w:Template:lang:la language|Template:lang:la]][[Category:Template:lang:la derivations]] salarium (salt money, money to buy salt with), from sal (salt)

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Noun

Singular
salary

Plural
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  1. a fixed amount of money paid to a worker, usually measured on a monthly or annual basis, not hourly, as wages. Implies a degree of professionalism and/or autonomy.

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Verb

Infinitive
to salary

Third person singular
salaries

Simple past
salaried

Past participle
-

Present participle
salarying

to salary (third-person singular simple present salaries, present participle salarying, simple past and past participle salaried)
  1. To pay on the basis of a period of a week or longer, especially to convert from another form of compensation.

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