Definition of money wages in English:

money wages

Syllabification: mon·ey wag·es

noun

  • Income expressed in terms of its monetary value, with no account taken of its purchasing power.
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    • He then proposed to show that since consumer prices had risen less than money wages, real wages had risen.
    • Rational behavior suggests that suppliers of labor respond to real wages, rather than money wages.
    • Money wages per job may not rise much, but money wages times jobs ought to, the Chairman knows.

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