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1. A check issued to an employee in payment of salary or wages.
2. Salary or wages: The new appropriations bill could mean a larger paycheck for state employees.



1. a bank check given as salary or wages.
2. salary or wages.
above one's paycheck, Informal. in excess of the scope of one's authority: The decision was above my paycheck.
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Noun1.paycheck - a check issued in payment of wages or salarypaycheck - a check issued in payment of wages or salary
bank check, check, cheque - a written order directing a bank to pay money; "he paid all his bills by check"


[ˈpeɪtʃek] N (US) → cheque m de la paga; (= salary) → sueldo m
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