Business Dictionary :
Leave : noun : permission to be away from work
Six weeks annual leave = six weeks holiday each year
Leave of Absence
= being allowed to be away from work
= permission given to woman to be away from work to give birth to a baby
= period when a worker is away from work because of illness
To go on leave or to be on leave = to be away from work
She is away on sick leave or on maternity leave.
: no plural
: to go away from
He left his office early to go to the meeting.
The next plane leaves at 10.20.
: to resign
He left his job and bought a farm.
: leaving - left
: not to include
She left out the date on the letter.
From Leave to HOME PAGE
The contract leaves out all details of marketing arrangements.