Definition of sick leave noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary


sick leave

BrE BrE//ˈsɪk liːv//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈsɪk liːv//
[uncountable] Pay and conditions at work
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permission to be away from work because of illness; the period of time spent away from work to be on sick leave See related entries: Pay and conditions at work
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: sick leave