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living wagenoun [S]

uk   /ˌlɪv.ɪŋ ˈweɪdʒ/ us   /ˌlɪv.ɪŋ ˈweɪdʒ/
(Definition of living wage from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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living wagenoun [S]

uk   us  
money you earn from your job that is enough to pay for the things you need to live, such as food and a home: Many people are forced to take on two jobs to earn a living wage. Leading firms have been criticized for failing to ensure that workers are paid a living wage. fight for/demand a living wage have/offer/receive a living wage
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living-wage
adjective [before noun]
The Assembly approved a living-wage bill setting a minimum living wage statewide.
(Definition of living wage from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “living wage”
in Chinese (Simplified) 生活费, 仅够维持基本生活的钱…
in Chinese (Traditional) 生活費, 僅夠維持基本生活的錢…
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“living wage” in Business English

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