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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: Managers and supervisors are authorized to approve paid administrative leave for individuals in their areas who were affected by the fire.
(Definition of administrative leave from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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administrative leavenoun [S or U]

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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)
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