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Jobs and Wages Notch Gains as the Economy Tries to Heal

 
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PostPosted: Sat Apr 02, 2016 12:20 am    Post subject: Jobs and Wages Notch Gains as the Economy Tries to Heal Reply with quote

NY Times headline. What is Notch?
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PostPosted: Sun Apr 03, 2016 11:04 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

It means there were gains in jobs and wages. In this case it's the meaning of "notch" that means "achieve". It's like if you were keeping track and making a mark as the jobs and wages went up.
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PostPosted: Mon Apr 04, 2016 1:56 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Lorikeet:
I got it. Thanks.
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