English version

a living wage

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englisha living wagea living wageBEWmoney you earn for work that is enough to pay for the basic things that you need to live 🔊 The church no longer paid a living wage. wage
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a living wageThey had no solution to the possibility that even they might sometimes fail to find permanent employment at a living wage.Do they feel women should remain in marriages because their jobs do not pay a living wage?Does the example implicitly condone overtime working as a means by which a living wage is earned?
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