Meaning of “paternity leave” in the English Dictionary


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

"paternity leave" in Business English

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paternity leavenoun [ U ]

uk us HR

a period of time that a father is legally allowed to be away from his job so that he can spend time with his new baby:

on paternity leave He was on paternity leave after the birth of his son.
Many fathers decide not to take paternity leave.
paid/unpaid paternity leave

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