Definition of unwaged in English:


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Pronunciation: /ʌnˈweɪdʒd


1(Of a person) out of work or doing unpaid work: unwaged adults claiming income support
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  • A 70% reduction in costs is available for unwaged persons with less than upper secondary education and pensioners with non-means tested allowances.
  • Isn't it time the British music industry and their promoters got less greedy, especially as some of their main customers are unwaged kids and students?
  • The project is run daily from 10.30 am to 4.15 pm and the cost per teenager is £12 for unwaged families and £14 for waged families.
1.1(Of work) unpaid: we are pressing for recognition of unwaged work
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  • Student mothers are especially over-worked because in addition to school-work they must do the unwaged work of mother everywhere.
  • Demands included welfare benefits at the European level for all women, including immigrant women, and for the government to implement the 2000 law to measure and value unwaged work.
  • A recent national study showed that women caring for ill or disabled family members in the USA contribute over $200 billion a year in unwaged work.

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