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Burnham scale

/ (ˈbɜːnəm) /
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noun
the salary scale for teachers in English state schools, which is revised periodically
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Word Origin for Burnham scale

C20: named after Lord Burnham (1862–1933), chairman of the committee that originally set it up
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