from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- noun Official permission to be absent from work or duty, as that granted to military or corporate personnel.
- noun The period of time granted by such permission.
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- noun A period of time during which a person is
absentfrom workor other dutyfor a reason other than normal holidays/ vacation; may be paidor unpaid.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- noun the period of time during which you are absent from work or duty
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