"remuneration" in the noun sense
1. wage, pay, earnings, remuneration, salary
something that remunerates
"wages were paid by check"
"he wasted his pay on drink"
"they saved a quarter of all their earnings"
the act of paying for goods or services or to recompense for losses
"adequate remuneration for his work"
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