Definition of money wages in English:

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money wages

plural noun

Income expressed in terms of its monetary value, with no account taken of its purchasing power.
Example sentences
  • 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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Syllabification: mon·ey wag·es

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