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sick daynoun [C]

/ˈsɪk ˌdeɪ/
a day for which an employee receives pay while absent from work because of illness
(Definition of sick day from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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sick daynoun [C]

uk   us   WORKPLACE, HR
a day when you are not at work because you are ill: Vacation days or sick days can reduce a four-person crew to three. Each employee gets 14 paid sick days each year.take/use a sick day Workers often take sick days for routine doctor's visits.
(Definition of sick day from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “sick day”
in Chinese (Simplified) 带薪病假…
in Chinese (Traditional) 帶薪病假…
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