wage earner

a person who works for wages, especially a laborer.


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wage earner or (US) wage worker
1.  a person who works for wages, esp as distinguished from one paid a salary
2.  the person who earns money to support a household by working
wage worker or (US) wage worker

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Example sentences
If auxiliaries are involved, include the following in the notice to the wage earner.
Payment continues to all auxiliaries on the account when the wage earner is suspended.
The hospital records provided no other dates of hospital admissions regarding the deceased wage earner.
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