waged


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wage

 (wāj)
n.
1. A regular payment, usually on an hourly, daily, or weekly basis, made by an employer to an employee, especially for manual or unskilled work.
2. wages The price of labor in an economy.
3. often wages(used with a sing. or pl. verb) A fitting return; a recompense: the wages of sin.
tr.v. waged, wag·ing, wag·es
To engage in (a war or campaign, for example).

[Middle English, from Old North French, of Germanic origin.]

waged

(weɪdʒd)
adj
1. (of workers) receiving money regularly for doing a job
2. (of work) that one is paid to do
Translations

waged

[weɪdʒd] ADJ [person] → asalariado; [employment] → remunerado

waged

[ˈweɪdʒd] adj [worker] → salarié(e); [work] → salarié(e)wage differential ndifférence f de salaireswage earner nsalarié(e) m/f
the main wage earner → le principal salarié(la)(e)(e)wage freeze ngel m des salaireswage packet n
(= money) → salaire m
(= envelope) → enveloppe f de paye

waged

References in classic literature ?
It was in this scene of strife and bloodshed that the incidents we shall attempt to relate occurred, during the third year of the war which England and France last waged for the possession of a country that neither was destined to retain.
In that simple heart waged a fierce conflict; the crushing sense of wrong, the foreshadowing, of a whole life of future misery, the wreck of all past hopes, mournfully tossing in the soul's sight, like dead corpses of wife, and child, and friend, rising from the dark wave, and surging in the face of the half-drowned mariner
I found everything in a satisfactory state at the cottage; and was enabled to gratify my aunt exceedingly by reporting that the tenant inherited her feud, and waged incessant war against donkeys.
A coarse white dress, of the simplest form, had been substituted for her Oriental garments; yet there was such an exquisite mixture of courage and resignation in her look, that even in this garb, and with no other ornament than her long black tresses, each eye wept that looked upon her, and the most hardened bigot regretted the fate that had converted a creature so goodly into a vessel of wrath, and a waged slave of the devil.