Meaning of “sick day” in the English Dictionary

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"sick day" in American English

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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)

"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 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)

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