English vocabulary and translations (See all)
a wage: pay, a salary, earnings
I will earn the minimum wage for the first 3 months, but then I'll get a pay rise.
UK: He spends all his wages on books.
US: What is his weekly wage?
- "In the US, the loss of industrial jobs and the rise of a global economy have threatened the higher wages that union members once enjoyed."
- "The cost of this will be deducted from your wages."
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