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They were demanding higher pay.
There will be improvements in pay and conditions for all staff.
The basic pay is so low that you end up putting in lots of overtime.
They received a pay increase that was much higher than expected.
A pay freeze is thought to be likely.
It emerged that some ministers were in the pay of the drug companies.
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American English version of definition of pay
the belief that every problem has a solution based in technology
an occasion when a lot of people gather together, especially for a religious festival
any random process, such as a competition in which a name is drawn from a hat
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Definition of pay from the online English dictionary from Macmillan Publishers Limited.