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English definition of “wage”

wage

noun [U]  /weɪdʒ/ us  

wage noun [U] (MONEY)

an amount of money that is paid to an employee, esp. for each hour worked: an hourly wage

wage

verb [T]  /weɪdʒ/ us  

wage verb [T] (FIGHT)

to begin and continue a war, a fight, or a plan to achieve something: A desperate medical battle is being waged against the virus.
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