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maternity leave
Word Origin
noun
1.
a leave of absence for an expectant or new mother for the birth and care of the baby.
Origin of
maternity leave
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1965-1970
1965-70
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British Dictionary definitions for
maternity-leave
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maternity leave
noun
1.
a period of paid absence from work, in Britain currently six months, to which a woman is legally entitled during the months immediately before and after childbirth
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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