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English definition of “skive”

skive

verb [I]     /skaɪv/ (also skive off) UK informal WORKPLACE
to do something else when you should be working: We realized that we could skive without the management noticing. He was always skiving off and going to the cinema.
skiver noun [C] skiving noun [U]
(Definition of skive verb from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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