Definition of living wage in English:

living wage

Syllabification: liv·ing wage

noun

[in singular]
A wage that is high enough to maintain a normal standard of living.
More example sentences
  • Advocates of the minimum wage, living wage, and family wage never even raise this fairly critical question.
  • We must raise the minimum wage to a living wage so that no one who works 40 hours a week lives in poverty.
  • Others are pursuing area-wide minimum wages set at levels closer to a living wage.

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