Definition of minimum wage in English:

minimum wage

Syllabification: min·i·mum wage

noun

  • The lowest wage permitted by law or by a special agreement (such as one with a labor union).
    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.

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