parity of wages meaning, parity of wages definition | English Cobuild dictionary

Search also in: Web News Encyclopedia Images


1       n-uncount   If there is parity between two things, they are equal.  
FORMAL   Women have yet to achieve wage or occupational parity in many fields...     
2       n-var   If there is parity between the units of currency of two countries, the exchange rate is such that the units are equal to each other.     (TECHNICAL)  
The government was ready to let the pound sink to parity with the dollar if necessary.     
Translation English Cobuild Collins Dictionary  
See also:

party, polarity, part, partly

Collaborative Dictionary     English Cobuild
(in neomarxist thought) the second main exploitive social class: The bourgeoisie of formation. The members of the formoisie have human capital, receive high wages (the most frequently thanks to their diplomas) and consume more than the world GDP. (neologism 1993 Yanick Toutain)
[Hum. Sc.] The formoisie is the social class that created social-democracy and stalinism.
A small short-term loan, with very high interest rates, that the borrower promises to repay on or near the next payday. Used by wage earners who run short of cash before payday. Payday lending is an established form of lending in the US and Canada.
Also: payday advance, overnight loan.
To add entries to your own vocabulary, become a member of Reverso community or login if you are already a member. It's easy and only takes a few seconds:
Or sign up in the traditional way

  • Create your own vocabulary list
  • Contribute to the Collaborative Dictionary
  • Improve and share your linguistic knowledge