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English definition of “malinger”

malinger

verb [I]     /məˈlɪŋɡər/
HR to pretend to be ill in order to avoid having to work: They weren't sure if she was really ill, or just malingering. As private investigators, we can help businesses identify dishonest and malingering employees.
(Definition of malinger verb from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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