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Definition of Wages

Wages

  1. The share of the annual product or national dividend which goes as a reward to labor, as distinct from the remuneration received by capital in its various forms. This economic or technical sense of the word wages is broader than the current sense, and includes not only amounts actually paid to laborers, but the remuneration obtained by those who sell the products of their own work, and the wages of superintendence or management, which are earned by skill in directing the work of others.
  2. A compensation given to a hired person for services; price paid for labor; recompense; hire. See Wage, n., 2.

Wages Quotations

Education is the key to the future: You've heard it a million times, and it's not wrong. Educated people have higher wages and lower unemployment rates, and better-educated countries grow faster and innovate more than other countries. But going to college is not enough. You also have to study the right subjects.
Alex Tabarrok

It is not the employer who pays the wages. Employers only handle the money. It is the customer who pays the wages.
Henry Ford

Only in our dreams are we free. The rest of the time we need wages.
Terry Pratchett

The more the division of labor and the application of machinery extend, the more does competition extend among the workers, the more do their wages shrink together.
Karl Marx

There is one rule for the industrialist and that is: Make the best quality of goods possible at the lowest cost possible, paying the highest wages possible.
Henry Ford
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Wages Translations

wages in Afrikaans is salaris
wages in Dutch is gage, loon, bezoldiging, salaris
wages in Finnish is palkka
wages in French is salaire
wages in Italian is stipendio
wages in Spanish is salario
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