fair wage

noun
Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of fair wage

: a wage that is reasonable for the type of work done
  • The workers claim that they are not being paid fair wages.

Word by Word Definitions

fair play
  1. : marked by impartiality and honesty : free from self-interest, prejudice, or favoritism

  2. : conforming with the established rules : allowed

  3. : consonant with merit or importance : due

  1. : a gathering of buyers and sellers at a particular place and time for trade

  2. : a competitive exhibition usually with accompanying entertainment and amusements

  3. : an exhibition designed to acquaint prospective buyers or the general public with a product

  1. : in a manner that is honest or impartial or that conforms to rules : in a fair manner

  2. : fairly

  1. : clear

  2. : to join so that the external surfaces blend smoothly

  1. : something that is fair or fortunate (see 1fair)

  2. : beauty, fairness

  3. : woman

wage play
  1. : a payment usually of money for labor or services usually according to contract and on an hourly, daily, or piecework basis

  2. : the share of the national product attributable to labor as a factor in production

  3. : recompense, reward

  1. : to engage in or carry on

  2. : to be in process of occurring


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