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leave2

leave2

 
pronunciation:
liv
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: permission.
When he asked if he could stay up late, his mother gave him leave.
synonyms:
license, permission
similar words:
allowance, approval, consent, liberty, sanction
definition 2: a permitted period of vacation or absence.
The soldier received two weeks' leave to be with his family.
similar words:
absence, furlough, holiday, vacation
Word Builder: kinds of leave
  • family medical leave:
    time away from work to take care of someone in your family who is sick.
  • parental leave:
    time away from work to take care of a new baby in your family.
  • personal leave:
    time away from work to take care of personal business.
  • sick leave:
    time away from work because you are sick.