Definition of minimum wage in English:

minimum wage

Line breaks: min|imum wage

noun

  • The lowest wage permitted by law or by a special agreement: a national minimum wage would lead to job losses
    More example sentences
    • Like the minimum wage, the national agreement may put a floor under wage increases, but nothing more.
    • It relates to past workers who in the past had qualified for the national minimum wage.
    • The agreement raises starting minimum wages by a paltry 35 cents, to $6.70 an hour.

More definitions of minimum wage

Definition of minimum wage in:

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources

Word of the day gussy
Pronunciation: ˈgʌsi
verb
make someone or something more attractive