Definition Wage

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Definition

a wage: pay, a salary, earnings
noun
I will earn the minimum wage for the first 3 months, but then I'll get a pay rise.

Pronunciation examples
UK: He spends all his wages on books.
US: What is his weekly wage?

Examples

  • "The cost of this will be deducted from your wages."
  • "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."

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