wage

  

Definition

Monetary remuneration computed on hourly, daily, weekly, or piece work basis. A fixed weekly or monthly wage is usually called a salary. See also wages.

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  • The employees were refusing to work to show their employer that they deserved higher wages for the services they were performing.

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  • The employee's hourly wage used to be 8 dollars an hour. However, he managed to get it raised to 9 dollars an hour.

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  • If you offer a competitive wage then you should be able to get the top tier applicants which will help your business run better.

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