wage ( wages plural & 3rd person present) ( waging present participle) ( waged past tense & past participle )
1 n-count Someone's wages are the amount of money that is regularly paid to them for the work that they do.
His wages have gone up..., This may end efforts to set a minimum wage well above the poverty line.
2 verb If a person, group, or country wages a campaign or a war, they start it and continue it over a period of time. ...the three factions that had been waging a civil war... V n
A living wage is a wage which is just enough to enable you to buy food, clothing, and other necessary things. n-sing usu a N
Many farmers have to depend on subsidies to make a living wage.
Theminimum wage is the lowest wage that an employer is allowed to pay an employee, according to a law or agreement. n-sing
wage packet ( wage packets plural ) People's wages can be referred to as their wage packet.
(mainly BRIT) n-count
They work long hours in order to take home a fat wage packet.
in AM, usually use paycheck
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n wages allowance, compensation, earnings, emolument, fee, hire, pay, payment, recompense, remuneration, reward, stipend
vb carry on, conduct, engage in, practise, proceed with, prosecute, pursue, undertake
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