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waged

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Pronunciation: /weɪdʒd
 
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Definition of waged in English:

adjective

Having or relating to regular paid employment: a larger class of waged workers
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  • This was intimately tied to their notion that the way out of poverty was via waged work.
  • Now, manufacturing is no longer the engine of employment growth and many more women have entered waged work.
  • It was necessary to make habitable remote regions of Russia where it was regarded as too costly to provide waged labour.

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