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Word of the Week--"pay"
Definition----to provide compensation, usually money, for goods or services rendered.
 
 
Discussion--Pay is the money we earn for the work we do.  

Etymology--Pay comes from the Latin pax, which means peace or to appease or pacify. So originally, pay meant to keep the peace or pay off.

The terms from the Romance languages below reflect the same Sanskrit derivation.

   Foreign Translations
French:  payer
Italian:  pagare
Spanish:  pagar

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