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Having or relating to regular paid employment:‘a larger class of waged workers’
employed, in work, in a job, waged, in gainful employmentView synonyms
- ‘This was intimately tied to their notion that the way out of poverty was via waged work.’
- ‘Now, manufacturing is no longer the engine of employment growth and many more women have entered waged work.’
- ‘The struggles of these and other unwaged sections of the class can be as problematic for capital as those of waged workers.’
- ‘It was necessary to make habitable remote regions of Russia where it was regarded as too costly to provide waged labour.’
- ‘It's a long time since he had to earn his keep in the waged world.’
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