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
Maternity Leave = permission given to woman to be away from work to give birth to a baby
Sick Leave = 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
NOTE : no plural
She is away on sick leave or on maternity leave.
Leave : verb : to go away from
He left his office early to go to the meeting.
Leave : verb : to resign
The next plane leaves at 10.20.
He left his job and bought a farm.
NOTE : leaving - left
Leave Out : verb : not to include
She left out the date on the letter.
The contract leaves out all details of marketing arrangements.
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