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maternity paynoun [U]

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HR money that a woman is ​paid during the ​time she is ​legallyallowed to be ​absent from ​work in the weeks before and after she has a baby: Women will be ​entitled to maternity ​pay for 39 weeks.
(Definition of maternity pay from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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