Meaning of “maternity leave” in the English Dictionary

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"maternity leave" in British English

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maternity leavenoun [ U ]

uk /məˈtɜː.nə.ti ˌliːv/ us /məˈtɝː.nə.t̬i ˌliːv/

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

"maternity leave" in Business English

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maternity leavenoun [ U ]

uk us

HR the period when a woman can legally be absent from work in the weeks before and after she has a baby:

The changes will affect any women on maternity leave or taking a career break while they raise children.

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

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