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minimum wage

n.
The lowest wage, determined by law or contract, that an employer may pay an employee for a specified job.

minimum wage

n
(Industrial Relations & HR Terms) the lowest wage that an employer is permitted to pay by law or union contract

min′imum wage′


n.
the lowest hourly wage that may be paid to an employee, as fixed by law or by union contract.
[1855–60]
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Noun1.minimum wage - the lowest wage that an employer is allowed to payminimum wage - the lowest wage that an employer is allowed to pay; determined by contract or by law
pay, remuneration, salary, wage, earnings - something that remunerates; "wages were paid by check"; "he wasted his pay on drink"; "they saved a quarter of all their earnings"
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