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wage

noun [S]
 
 
/weɪdʒ/ ( also wages [plural]) HR, WORKPLACE
an amount of money that is paid, usually every week, to an employee for their work: a daily/hourly/weekly wage This deal represents an hourly wage rate of $9.83.a high/low wage We pay the highest wages of any theatrical employer in the world.earn/get a wage Some college education is required to earn a decent wage in the United States.a wage cut/increase/rise The employees accepted a 4% wage rise. If you are a good employer, you will pay a fair wage. His 15 stores employ 200 workers at an average wage of $7.40 an hour.fair/good/low wages They provided fair wages and steady jobs. →  Compare salary
→  See also basic wage , guaranteed wage , living wage , minimum wage , money wages , real wages
Translations of “wage”
in Arabic أجْر…
in Korean 임금…
in Malaysian gaji, upah…
in French salaire…
in Turkish ücret…
in Italian salario, paga…
in Chinese (Traditional) (尤指支付給體力勞動者並通常按周計算的)工資,工錢,報酬…
in Russian зарплата…
in Polish płaca…
in Vietnamese lương tuần…
in Spanish salario, sueldo…
in Portuguese ordenado…
in Thai ค่าจ้าง, ค่าแรง…
in German der Lohn…
in Catalan sou…
in Japanese 賃金, 給料…
in Indonesian upah…
in Chinese (Simplified) (尤指支付给体力劳动者并通常按周计算的)工资,工钱,报酬…
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