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noun [countable]     payroll pronunciation in American English
/ˈpeɪˌroʊl/
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pluralpayrolls
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  1. 1
    a list of all the people that a company employs and the money that each of them earns
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  2. 2
    the total amount of money paid by a company to the people it employs

    They have an annual payroll of $23 million.

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  3. 3
    the number of people employed by a company
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