wage - definition and synonyms

noun [countable] 

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  1. wage



    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 rise/increase:

      The union demanded a four per cent wage increase.

      wage rates/levels:

      Wage levels in manufacturing and mining dropped again last month.

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