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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.
Translations of “malinger”
in Spanish fingirse enfermo…
in French tirer au flanc…
in German sich krank stellen…
in Chinese (Traditional) (為逃避工作)詐病,裝病…
in Chinese (Simplified) (为逃避工作)诈病,装病…
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