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sick day

noun [C]
 
 
WORKPLACE, HR
a day when you are not at work because you are ill: Vacation days or sick days can reduce a four-person crew to three. Each employee gets 14 paid sick days each year.take/use a sick day Workers often take sick days for routine doctor's visits.
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