[ UK /wˈe‍ɪd‍ʒɪz/ ]
[ US /ˈweɪdʒəz, ˈweɪdʒɪz/ ]
  1. a recompense for worthy acts or retribution for wrongdoing
    virtue is its own reward
    the wages of sin is death
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How To Use wages In A Sentence

  • NHS penpusher boom: Wages bill is up £78m as 'costly' drugs are vetoed Home | Mail Online
  • It is best to set out all the circumstances that may lead to a deduction from wages and put these in the documentation you provide to employees. Times, Sunday Times
  • I stuck some in once when we were a bit short and the old bat threatened to stop it out of my wages.
  • If we do not increase their wages and salaries, then they will pack their bags and go.
  • And workers 'wages barely budged, meaning consumers will probably stay somewhat cautious in the months ahead. Latest Headlines - ABC 7 News
  • That reduces the risk of big swings in relative prices and wages. Times, Sunday Times
  • Are wages keeping up with inflation?
  • Its practice of paying the men their cash wages only once a month—a violation of Nevada law, which mandated semimonthly pay envelopes—guaranteed that the demand for scrip would remain robust and thus that the company store would continue to do “exceptionally good business with very gratifying profits,” as the Big Six board was informed that summer. Colossus
  • She could barely pay the rent off of the measly tips that the patrons were giving, and her wages were too low to provide her with any material comfort.
  • In such a model, given some flexibility of prices and money wages, the self-adjusting mechanism would return the economy to full employment after a demand shock that was not too large.
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