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comparable worthnoun [U]

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HR, SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY the ​idea that a ​person should be ​paid the same ​amount as someone else for doing ​work that has the same ​value for their ​employer, whatever age, sex, or race they are: The ​idea of comparable ​worth is particularly relevant in ​workplaces where men are ​concentrated in one ​type of ​job, and women in another.
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