Definition of 'sick leave'
Example sentences containing 'sick leave'
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The average time taken as sick leave is only 0.6 days a year. Times, Sunday Times (2007)A supervisor can request such certification at any time if sick leave abuse is suspected. Christianity Today (2000)I've been off work on sick leave since. The Sun (2010)After that, he had to take time off as sick leave or unpaid holiday, which was shocking. The Sun (2014)
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Used Occasionally. sick leave is one of the 30000 most commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
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Translations for 'sick leave'
British English: sick leave /sɪk liːv/ NOUN
Sick leave is the time that a person spends away from work because of illness or injury.
I have been on sick leave for seven months with depression.
- American English: sick leave
- Arabic: إِجَازَةٌ مَرَضِيَّة
- Brazilian Portuguese: licença por doença
- Chinese: 病假
- Croatian: bolovanje
- Czech: pracovní neschopnost způsobená nemocí
- Danish: sygeorlov
- Dutch: ziekteverlof
- European Spanish: baja por enfermedad
- Finnish: sairasloma
- French: congé maladie
- German: Krankheitsurlaub
- Greek: άδεια ασθενείας
- Italian: congedo per malattia
- Japanese: 病気休暇
- Korean: 병가
- Norwegian: sykepermisjon
- Polish: zwolnienie lekarskie
- European Portuguese: licença por doença
- Romanian: concediu medical
- Russian: отпуск по болезни
- Spanish: incapacidad por enfermedad
- Swedish: sjukledighet
- Thai: การลาป่วย
- Turkish: hastalık izni
- Ukrainian: лікарняний
- Vietnamese: thời gian nghỉ ốm
Definition of sick leave from the Collins English Dictionary
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