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"wage earner" in British English

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wage earnernoun [C]

uk   us  
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 ​earnsmoney by ​working: For her, ​life as a ​wageearner began at 15. For low-income ​wageearners, ​rent in most U.S. cities is simply beyond ​reach.
(Definition of wage earner from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “wage earner”
in Chinese (Simplified) 挣工资的人, 挣钱的人…
in Chinese (Traditional) 賺工資的人, 賺錢的人…
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