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salary cap

noun
1.
a maximum limit on salaries.
2.
Sports. an upper limit to the combined salary of an entire team.
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  • Instead of home runs and strikeouts, the words are salary cap and strike.
Contemporary definitions for salary cap
noun

the maximum amount of money that can be spent on salaries for a sports team or other group

Examples

The salary cap can be a per-player limit or a total limit for the team's roster or both.

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