Definition of living wage in English:

living wage

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noun

  • A wage which is high enough to maintain a normal standard of living: they were no longer sure of earning a living wage there
    More example sentences
    • Advocates of the minimum wage, living wage, and family wage never even raise this fairly critical question.
    • We must raise the minimum wage to a living wage so that no one who works 40 hours a week lives in poverty.
    • Others are pursuing area-wide minimum wages set at levels closer to a living wage.

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