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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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Carries on (wars, battles, or campaigns). Also: Money one earns that is paid according to the number of hours, days, or weeks worked.

Usage examples (35)
  • Each of us wages a private battle each day between the grand fantasies we have for ourselves and what actually happens.
  • Verb (used with object) : to wage war against a nation
  • As to the argument far above (and unrelated to most of this thread) that the gender gap in wages is just five percent, well, that’s rubbish.
  • Guaranteeing longer-term wages for the soldiers may be difficult. for more
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