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English - Vietnamese Dictionary
wage /weidʤ/
  • danh từ ((thường) số nhiều)
    • tiền lương, tiền công
      • to earn (get) good wages: được trả lương cao
      • starving wages: đồng lương chết đói
    • (từ cổ,nghĩa cổ) phần thưởng; hậu quả
      • the wages of sin is death: hậu quả của tội lỗi là chết
  • ngoại động từ
    • tiến hành
      • to wage war against: tiến hành chiến tranh với
    • (từ cổ,nghĩa cổ) đánh cuộc
Concise Dictionary
+something that remunerates
+carry on (wars, battles, or campaigns)
Thesaurus Dictionary
1 Often, wages. pay, compensation, emolument, remuneration, payment, fee, salary, stipend, recompense, reward, earnings; honorarium:
The strikers wanted a ten per cent increase in their hourly wage.
2 carry on, pursue, conduct, engage in, undertake, practise, prosecute, proceed with:
History shows that wars are often waged over trifling differences.
Advanced English Dictionary
noun, verb
+ noun [sing.] (also wages [pl.]) a regular amount of money that you earn, usually every week, for work or services: wages of £200 a week + a weekly wage of £200 + wage reductions / cuts + (BrE) a wage rise of 3% + a wage increase of 3% + wage demands / claims / settlements + Wages are paid on Fridays. + There are extra benefits for people on low wages. + Tax and insurance are deducted from your wages. + The staff have agreed to a voluntary wage freeze (= a situation in which wages are not increased for a time).
Compare: SALARY
+ verb [VN] ~ sth (against / on sb/sth) to begin and continue a war, a battle, etc: The rebels have waged a guerrilla war since 1995. + He alleged that a press campaign was being waged against him.
Collocation Dictionary


decent, fair, good, high | inadequate, low, meagre, small
He busked to supplement his meagre wages.
| annual, hourly, regular, etc. | gross, pre-tax | after-tax, net | money | real
If money wages remain constant and price levels rise, real wages fall.
| basic, standard
a basic wage of £100 a week plus tips
| living
workers fighting for a living wage
| minimum | average


pay | earn
She earns a good wage at the factory.
| live on
How can you live on such a low wage?
| increase, keep up, push up, raise
Full employment pushed up wages.
| cut, force down, hold down, keep down | supplement


increase, rise | decrease, fall


earner | labour, workers | claim
The union submitted a wage claim for a 9% rise.
| bargaining, negotiations | agreement, settlement | cut, reduction | controls, freeze, restraint
The government promised greater tax cuts in return for continued wage restraints.
| explosion, increase, inflation, rise | bill, costs | structure, system | differentials
wage differentials between large and small firms
| packet
He got his first wage packet at fourteen years old.


a cut/fall in wages, growth in wages, an increase/a rise in wages

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