Definition of wage slavery in English:

wage slavery

noun

informal
  • See wage slave

    • ‘Is high school just a place to be brainwashed and prepared for a lifetime of wage slavery?’
    • ‘The export-oriented cotton plantations of the US south could not have come into being and prospered without capitalist England's mechanised textile industry, based upon wage slavery.’
    • ‘But it does condone wage slavery, another scourge upon working people.’
    • ‘Global ‘free trade’ means social security for them if they are lucky, grinding wage slavery if they are not.’
    • ‘‘Under capitalism, democracy is restricted, cramped, curtailed, mutilated by all the conditions of wage slavery, and the poverty and misery of the people,’ he wrote.’