Meaning of “skive” in the English Dictionary

"skive" in British English

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(Definition of “skive” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"skive" in Business English

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skiveverb [ I ]

uk /skaɪv/ us 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.
noun [ C ]

My boss assumed that all of the staff were skivers.
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)