dollar-a-year

dollar-a-year
dol·lar-a-year (dŏlʹər-ə-yîrʹ) adj.
Of, relating to, or being an official, employee, or consultant who receives token payment for services rendered:

a dollar-a-year senator.

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Universalium. 2010.

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