Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

English definition of “money wages”

money wages

noun [plural]
 
 
ECONOMICS
the amount of money that someone is paid for work they have done, without considering the amount of goods it can buy: Unemployment is still high and money wages were till recently running behind prices.
(Definition of money wages from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
What is the pronunciation of money wages?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

Word of the Day

microbrewery

a small company that makes beer, usually using traditional methods, and often has a restaurant where its beer is served

Word of the Day

Blog

Read our blog about how the English language behaves.

Learn More

New Words

Find words and meanings that have just started to be used in English, and let us know what you think of them.

Learn More