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noun [countable] wage pronunciation in American English /weɪdʒ/
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  1. wage

    or

    wages

    an amount of money that you earn for working, usually according to how many hours or days you work each week or month

    They’re protesting about low wages.

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    1. a.
      [only before noun] relating to wages
      wage increase:

      The union demanded a four percent wage increase.

      wage rates/levels:

      Wage levels in manufacturing and mining dropped again last month.

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