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Meaning of "low-paid" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF LOW-PAID

low-paid  [ˌləʊˈpeɪd] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF LOW-PAID

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Low-Paid is an adjective.
The adjective is the word that accompanies the noun to determine or qualify it.

WHAT DOES LOW-PAID MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of low-paid in the English dictionary

The definition of low-paid in the dictionary is earning very little money. Other definition of low-paid is supplying very little money.


WORDS THAT RHYME WITH LOW-PAID


all-expenses-paid
ˌɔːlɪkˌspɛnsɪsˈpeɪd
croupade
kruːˈpeɪd
escapade
ˈɛskəˌpeɪd
estrapade
ˌestrəˈpeɪd
gallopade
ˌɡæləˈpeɪd
galopade
ˌɡæləˈpeɪd
nonpaid
ˌnɒnˈpeɪd
overpaid
ˌəʊvəˈpeɪd
paid
peɪd
prepaid
ˌpriːˈpeɪd
repaid
rɪˈpeɪd
reply-paid
rɪˌplaɪˈpeɪd
respade
riːˈspeɪd
spade
speɪd
taxpaid
ˈtæksˌpeɪd
underpaid
ˌʌndəˈpeɪd
unpaid
ʌnˈpeɪd
unrepaid
ˌʌnrɪˈpeɪd

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE LOW-PAID

low-key
low-keyed
low-level
low-level language
low-level waste
low-loader
low-lying
low-minded
low-mindedness
low-necked
low-pass filter
low-pitched
low-powered
low-pressure
low-priced
low-profile
low-quality
low-rent
low-rise
low-scoring

WORDS THAT END LIKE LOW-PAID

afraid
braid
bridesmaid
duty paid
first aid
Haid
highly paid
housemaid
laid
lower paid
maid
Medicaid
mermaid
overlaid
plaid
post-paid
postage paid
raid
said
well-paid

Synonyms and antonyms of low-paid in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «low-paid» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF LOW-PAID

Find out the translation of low-paid to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of low-paid from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «low-paid» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

低薪的
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

mal pagado
570 millions of speakers

English

low-paid
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

कम भुगतान
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

منخفضة الأجر
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

низкооплачиваемая
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

de baixa renda
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

স্বল্প বেতনের
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

mal payé
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Bayaran rendah
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

schlecht bezahlt
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

低賃金の
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

저임금의
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Kurang dibayar
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

trả thấp
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

குறைந்த ஊதியம்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

कमी-पेड
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

Düşük ücretli
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

malpagato
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

nisko opłacanych
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

низькооплачувана
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

prost plătite
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

χαμηλόμισθους
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

lae- betaal
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

lågavlönade
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

lavtlønnet
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of low-paid

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «LOW-PAID»

The term «low-paid» is regularly used and occupies the 92.817 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «LOW-PAID» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about low-paid

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «LOW-PAID»

Discover the use of low-paid in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to low-paid and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
Hard Work: Life in Low-pay Britain
In this powerful and compelling book, Polly Toynbee journeys to the inside of Britain today and uncovers that world which is invisible to most. This is a damning portrait of social justice in Britain.
Polly Toynbee, 2003
2
Low-wage Employment in Europe: Perspectives for Improvement
by Lieve de Lathouwer and Ive Marx 1 On low pay and poverty Low-paid work is often automatically linked with “poverty in work”. Research within the LoWER network and elsewhere has shown the link between low pay and poverty to be ...
Wiemer Salverda, 2005
3
OECD Employment Outlook 1997 July: July
shares ever low paid, low paid in a single year or always low paid, so long as attention is restricted to the weekly/monthly earnings of continuously employed full-time workers. The picture changes when differences in hours worked are taken ...
OECD, 1997
4
Low Pay: The Irish Experience : Papers from the National ...
Taking the highest relative poverty line together with the higher of the low pay thresholds, 5% of all employees are both themselves low paid and members of a 'poor' household. In sum, then, the results show that most low paid individuals are  ...
Brian Harvey, Mary Daly, 1990
5
The State of Working Britain
probability of being low paid at t given not working at t-1 is virtually identical for those above and below 25. So the gap between those working and those not working at t-1 is much less for those who are 25 or under and therefore the effect of ...
Paul Gregg, Jonathan Wadsworth, 1999
6
OECD Employment Outlook 2003 Towards More and Better Jobs: ...
The annual, low-pay rate is substantially higher in the United States than in all of the European countries, except Greece, while turnover in low-paid employment in the United States is moderately higher than the average for these EU countries  ...
OECD, 2003
7
Preparing Youth for the 21st Century: The Transition from ...
Low-paid employment among young people less than 25 years old: incidence, distribution and concentrationa Australia Austria Belgium Canada Finland France Germany Italy Japan New Zealand Sweden Switzerland United Kingdom United  ...
OECD, 1999
8
Industrial Relations: Labour markets, labour process and ...
There has been considerable debate about whether high-paid jobs in the shrinking manufacturing sector are increasingly being replaced by low-paid jobs in the growing services sector. For the majority of countries, the incidence of low pay is, ...
John E. Kelly, 2002
9
The Future of Work in Massachusetts
Thus this definition will yield conservative estimates of the number of low-paid women workers. Who Are Low-Paid Women Workers? Of the approximately half- million low-paid workers in the Bay State, I found that the majority — 59 percent ...
Tom Juravich, 2007
10
Labour Market Deregulation: Rewriting the Rules : Essays in ...
in Denmark, only 8 per cent were still low paid in 1991, compared to over one- half in the United States. However, when the reference is broadened to include all those who were in low paid jobs in 1986 regardless of what they were doing in  ...
Russell Duncan Lansbury, Joseph Ezra Isaac, 2005

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «LOW-PAID»

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Why working moms don't have it better in Europe | New York Post
Not fantastic is the fact that all this part-time work, in addition to being low-paid, can add up to a perpetual mommy track, with women having ... «New York Post, Jul 15»
2
Developer of Louvre in Abu Dhabi Reports First Worker Death - ABC …
The project has drawn scrutiny from activists concerned about the treatment of low-paid migrant workers. Join the Discussion. Please enable ... «ABC News, Jul 15»
3
48 Labour MPs defy party whip over welfare bill - Politics live …
I will always defend our record as a Labour government of supporting low-paid people in work, and into work, through our tax credits. For these ... «The Guardian, Jul 15»
4
All sides want more spending but funding remains a riddle
“However, as of now, the sector is dominated by low-skilled, low-paid jobs and the models of financial support available are insufficient to ... «Irish Times, Jul 15»
5
Is there anyone in politics willing to tell it like it is? - Independent.ie
The chairman of the Low-Paid Commission, Donal de Buitléir, has pointed out that a single person on average or below average earnings in ... «Irish Independent, Jul 15»
6
Rise of the bleeding heart Conservative: Did Ed Miliband lose the …
From increasing low-paid workers' wages to introducing same-sex marriage, more levies for the banks to an end of the non-domicile tax status, ... «International Business Times UK, Jul 15»
7
Overtime Rules Seen Boosting Low-Wage Hiring - WSJ
But some economists and businesses say it will more likely add to the number of low-paid workers. The revamped regulation would make ... «Wall Street Journal, Jul 15»
8
Bills seek more stable hours for low-paid workers - The Boston Globe
Compared to many fast-food workers, Erica Bentencourt has a fairly set schedule. She is supposed to work in the kitchen at the Holbrook ... «Boston Globe, Jul 15»
9
Young people and low-paid to be hit by Budget, says Lib Dem
Many working families need tax credits to make ends meet, reducing tax credits will only cause hardship for the most low-paid and tax credits ... «Northumberland Gazette, Jul 15»
10
Low-paid British workers brace for more austerity
Money was already tight for single mother Nicola Marshall and looks set to get tighter in a new austerity drive in Britain that will affect millions of ... «Yahoo News UK, Jul 15»

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