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sick leave

noun [U] uk   us  
time away from work because of illness: Mark is not in the office today. He broke his leg yesterday, so he's on/he's taken sick leave.
Translations of “sick leave”
in Chinese (Traditional) 病假…
in Russian отпуск по болезни, больничный лист…
in Turkish hastalık izni, rapor…
in Chinese (Simplified) 病假…
in Polish zwolnienie…
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