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English definition of “skive”

skive

verb [I, T]   /skaɪv/ (also skive off) UK
to not go to school or work when you should, or to leave school or work earlier than you shouldLaziness and lazy peopleAvoiding actionNot going to school
skiver noun [C] UK informal someone who skivesLaziness and lazy peopleAvoiding action
(Definition of skive verb from the Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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