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

  • n. The lowest wage, determined by law or contract, that an employer may pay an employee for a specified job.
  • n. See living wage.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. The lowest rate at which an employer can legally pay an employee; usually expressed as pay per hour.

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

  • n. the lowest wage that an employer is allowed to pay; determined by contract or by law

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