sign off Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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"sign off" in British English

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sign off

phrasal verb with sign uk   us   /saɪn/ verb

sign off (STOP WORK)

US informal to ​stop doing ​yourwork or a ​similaractivity for a ​period of ​time: As it's ​Friday, I ​think I'll ​sign off early today.

sign off (FINANCIAL SUPPORT)

UK informal to ​report to a ​government employmentoffice that you now have a ​job and do not need to ​receive benefit (= ​moneypaid by the ​government)
(Definition of sign off from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"sign off" in American English

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sign off

phrasal verb with sign  us   /sɑɪn/ verb
to end a ​conversation or a ​television or ​radiobroadcast
(Definition of sign off from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"sign off" in Business English

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sign off

phrasal verb with sign uk   us   /saɪn/ verb
to ​stop doing your ​work or another ​activity for a ​period of ​time: Let's ​sign off for the day.
(Definition of sign off from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “sign off”
in Chinese (Simplified) 暂停工作, 暂停工作(或类似活动)…
in Chinese (Traditional) 暫停工作, 暫停工作(或類似活動)…
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