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Meaning of “paternity leave” in the English Dictionary

"paternity leave" in British English

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paternity leavenoun [U]

uk   us  
a ​period of ​time that a ​father is ​legallyallowed to be away from his ​job so that he can ​spendtime with his new ​baby
(Definition of paternity leave from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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paternity leavenoun [U]

uk   us   HR
a ​period of ​time that a father is ​legallyallowed to be away from his ​job so that he can ​spendtime 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)
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