living-wage

living wage

noun
a wage on which it is possible for a wage earner or an individual and his or her family to live at least according to minimum customary standards.

Origin:
1885–90

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living wage
 
n
a wage adequate to permit a wage earner to live and support a family in reasonable comfort

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