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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A wage sufficient to provide minimally satisfactory living conditions. Also called minimum wage.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • A wage or salary that permits a worker to live at least with minimal customary amenities, and above conditions of poverty.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A wage on which it is possible for a wage-earner to live.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a wage sufficient for a worker and family to subsist comfortably

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