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stipendiary

[ stahy-pen-dee-er-ee ]
/ staɪˈpɛn diˌɛr i /
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adjective
receiving a stipend; performing services for regular pay.
paid for by a stipend: stipendiary services.
pertaining to or of the nature of a stipend.
noun, plural sti·pen·di·ar·ies.
a person who receives a stipend.
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Origin of stipendiary

1535–45; <Latin stīpendiārius, equivalent to stīpendi(um) stipend + -ārius-ary

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British Dictionary definitions for stipendiary

stipendiary
/ (staɪˈpɛndɪərɪ) /

adjective
receiving or working for regular paya stipendiary magistrate
paid for by a stipend
noun plural -aries
a person who receives regular payment

Word Origin for stipendiary

C16: from Latin stīpendiārius concerning tribute, from stīpendium stipend
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