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sick leave

noun
1.
leave from duty, work, or the like, granted because of illness.
Origin
1830-1840
1830-40
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sick leave

noun
1.
leave of absence from work through illness
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sick leave n.
Paid absence from work allowed an employee because of sickness.

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