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skiveverb [I or T]

uk   /skaɪv/  us   /skaɪv/ UK informal
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skiveverb [I]

uk   us   /skaɪv/ (also skive off) UK informal WORKPLACE
to do something else when you should be working: We realized that we could skive without the management noticing. He was always skiving off and going to the cinema.
skiver
noun [C]
My boss assumed that all of the staff were skivers.
skiving
noun [U]
Holding meetings outside the office is just an excuse for skiving.
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(Definition of skive from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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