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"sick day" in British English

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sick daynoun [C]

uk   us  
a ​day for which an ​employee will ​receivepay while ​absent from ​work because of ​illness
(Definition of sick day from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"sick day" in American English

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sick daynoun [C]

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

"sick day" in Business English

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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 paidsick 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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