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.
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.
[+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.
[+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
n masse f salariale