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wage increase

This page is about the collocation wage increase

collocation pattern: noun + noun

Meaning

an increase in the amount of money a wage-earner is paid

For example

  • How long's it been since you had a wage increase?

  • Wage increases haven't been keeping up with the rising cost of living.

Note:
Also "wage rise"

Quick Quiz

After getting their wage increase, the workers were

a. celebrating

b. protesting

c. resigning

Contributor: Matt Errey