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adjective (well paid when postpositive)
  1. receiving or involving good remuneration


  1. the past tense and past participle of pay 1
  2. put paid to mainly British and NZ to end or destroybreaking his leg put paid to his hopes of running in the Olympics
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see under pay.

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