Meaning of “wage earner” in the English Dictionary

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"wage earner" in British English

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wage earnernoun [ C ]

uk /ˈweɪdʒ ˌɜː.nər/ us /ˈweɪdʒ ˌɝː.nɚ/

a person who works at a job for money

(Definition of “wage earner” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"wage earner" in American English

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wage earnernoun [ C ]

us /ˈweɪdʒ ˌɜr·nər/

a person who works at a job for money, esp. to support a family

(Definition of “wage earner” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"wage earner" in Business English

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wage earnernoun [ C ]

uk us WORKPLACE

a person who earns money by working:

For her, life as a wage earner began at 15.
For low-income wage earners, rent in most U.S. cities is simply beyond reach.

(Definition of “wage earner” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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