Meaning of “administrative leave” in the English Dictionary

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"administrative leave" in British English

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administrative leavenoun [ U ]

US

a period of time when an employee does not have to go to work for a particular reason:

(Definition of “administrative leave” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"administrative leave" in Business English

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administrative leavenoun [ S or U ]

uk us US HR

a period of time when you are absent from your job for a special reason:

The data analyst has been placed on administrative leave until the investigation is complete.

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(Definition of “administrative leave” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)