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maternity leave

noun [U] uk   us  
a period in which a woman is legally allowed to be absent from work in the weeks before and after she gives birth
Translations of “maternity leave”
in Chinese (Traditional) 產假…
in Russian предоставляемый матери отпуск по уходу за ребенком, декретный отпуск…
in Turkish doğum izni…
in Chinese (Simplified) 产假…
in Polish urlop macierzyński…
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