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Meaning of “parental leave” in the English Dictionary

"parental leave" in British English

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parental leavenoun [U]

uk   us  
time that a ​parent is ​allowed to ​spend away from ​work to take ​care of his or her ​baby
(Definition of parental leave from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"parental leave" in Business English

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parental leavenoun [U]

uk   us   HR, WORKPLACE
time that an ​employee is given by an ​employer to ​look after a new baby, a ​sick child, etc.: I had to take ​holidays when my son was ​sick because there was no parental ​leave. Only 3% of ​companiesoffer fathers paid parental ​leave for more than two weeks.
(Definition of parental leave from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “parental leave”
in Chinese (Simplified) 亲子假…
in Chinese (Traditional) 親子假…
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