career break Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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"career break" in British English

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career breaknoun [C]

uk   us  
a ​period of ​time when you ​choose not to have a ​job, for ​example because you ​want to ​travel or take ​care of ​yourchildren: I took a ​careerbreak for a ​year and ​travelled around the ​world.
(Definition of career break from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"career break" in Business English

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career breaknoun [C]

uk   us  
HR a ​period of ​time when you choose not to have a ​job, for ​example, because you want to ​travel or ​look after your children: I took a ​careerbreak for a ​year and ​travelled around the ​world.
(Definition of career break from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “career break”
in Chinese (Simplified) 离职长假(旅行、照顾孩子等)…
in Chinese (Traditional) 休長假,離職休息(旅行、照顧孩子等)…
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