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piece rate

noun
1.
compensation based on a worker's quantitative output or production, usually an agreed sum per article of work turned out.
Origin of piece rate
1890-1895
First recorded in 1890-95
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piece rate

noun
1.
a fixed rate paid according to the quantity produced
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