Payroll

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Definition

the payroll: the total amount of money paid in wages; the list of employees and their wages
noun
Payroll can also mean 'the employees of a company'.

Delavigne has over 5,000 employees on the company payroll.
The payroll of the company has steadily increased over the past twenty-five years.

Examples

  • "There are many things to consider at the end of the year, and we certainly have some important decisions to make regarding departmental budgets and personnel payroll."
  • "It has very, err, primitive spreadsheet capabilities and the payroll program still measures French currency in Francs."
  • "It features payroll management, and shipping tracking functionality."

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