Definitions for stipendˈstaɪ pɛnd

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  1. stipend(noun)

    a sum of money allotted on a regular basis; usually for some specific purpose

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  1. stipend(Noun)

    a fixed payment, generally small and occurring at regular intervals; a modest allowance

    My stipend for doing public service is barely enough to cover living expenses.

  2. stipend(Verb)

    To provide (someone) with a stipend.

  3. Origin: From stipende.

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  1. Stipend(noun)

    settled pay or compensation for services, whether paid daily, monthly, or annually

  2. Stipend(verb)

    to pay by settled wages

  3. Origin: [L. stipendium; stips, gen. stipis, a gift, donation, given in small coin + pendere to weigh or pay out.]

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  1. Stipend

    A stipend is a form of salary, such as for an internship or apprenticeship. It is often distinct from a wage or a salary because it does not necessarily represent payment for work performed; instead it represents a payment that enables somebody to be exempt partly or wholly from waged or salaried employment in order to undertake a role that is normally unpaid or voluntary, or which cannot be measured in terms of a task. Stipends are usually lower than what would be expected as a permanent salary for similar work. This is because the stipend is complemented by other benefits such as accreditation, instruction, food, and/or accommodation. Universities usually refer to money paid to graduate students as a stipend, rather than as wages, to reflect complimentary benefits.


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