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English definition of “personal leave”

personal leave

noun [U]
 
 
HR time that you are allowed to take off work for private reasons, for example if a member of your family is ill: He took personal leave to fly at his own expense to Orlando and then back this week.
(Definition of personal leave from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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