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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
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wage earnernoun [C]

uk   /ˈweɪdʒ ˌɜː.nər/ us   /ˈweɪdʒ ˌɝː.nɚ/
a person who works at a job for money
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"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)
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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