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wage

  
      n   salaire    m     
on a low wage      avec un bas salaire  
→ the problems of families bringing up children on a low wage.        
a decent wage      un salaire décent  
→ All we want is to be paid a decent wage for the work that we do.        
   wages  
      npl   salaire    m     
→ His wages have gone up.        
He collected his wages.      Il a retiré son salaire.  
a day's wages      un jour de salaire  
→ He lost a day's wages for his behaviour.        
      vt  
   (=fight)  
  [+war, battle]  
mener  
→ The EPLF had been waging a war over the past 29 years for the secession of Eritrea from Ethiopia.        
→ The Khmer Rouge went underground and waged a guerrilla war.        
to wage war against sth/sb      mener une guerre contre qch/qn  
→ Soviet military hardware enabled Iraq to wage war against Iran.        
   (=conduct)  
  [+campaign, battle]  
mener  
→ Peter waged a 17-month legal battle to fight the move.        
→ Let's use the money to wage a public health campaign against drugs.        
to wage war on sth        [+drugs, crime]   mener une guerre contre qch  
→ those who are involved in waging war on drugs        


living wage  
      n   salaire    m   permettant de vivre  
They were asking for a living wage.      Ils demandaient un salaire permettant de vivre.  
→ People should have a decent living wage        
to pay a living wage      [employer]   payer un salaire décent  
→ Aston Martin paid 40 people a living wage for a whole year        
to earn a living wage      [worker]   gagner de quoi vivre  
→ this year he will be lucky to earn a living wage        
→ Many farmers have to depend on subsidies to make a living wage.        
minimum wage  
      n   salaire    m   minimum  
the minimum wage      le salaire minimum  
wage claim  
      n     (British)   revendication    f   salariale  
wage differential  
      n   différence    f   de salaires  
→ a substantial wage differential persists between the USA and Mexico        
→ a drastic reduction of the wage differential between blue-collar and white-collar workers        
wage earner  
      n   salarié (e)      m/f     
the main wage earner      le (la)   principal (e)   salarié (e)     
wage freeze  
      n   gel    m   des salaires  
wage packet  
      n  
   (=money)   salaire    m     
→ They take home a generous wage packet.        
   (=envelope)   enveloppe    f   de paye  
→ He was handing the men their brown wage packets.        
Translation English - French Collins Dictionary  
Collaborative Dictionary     English-French
n.
salaire ; paye ; paie
[Bus.]
v.
faire
[Bus.]
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'wage' also found in translations in French-English dictionary
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wage war
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wage costs
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wage earner
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wage dispute
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wage demands
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