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of or pertaining to a minimum wage: minimum-wage demands.
paid or earning a minimum wage: a minimum-wage worker.
paying a minimum wage: a minimum-wage job.
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World English Dictionary
minimum wage
the lowest wage that an employer is permitted to pay by law or union contract

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minimum wage definition

The lowest legal hourly wage.

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Example sentences
Some of them argue that many of the jobs are mediocre minimum-wage affairs.
Minimum-wage workers almost always live in homes with other wage earners.
It has in many cases driven housing rentals beyond the reach of minimum-wage workers.
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